Learn the basics of how to use open data in this introductory course. Discover how to acquire and work with simple open data sets, including how to download an open data set, how to use Excel to create a CSV file, and how to create different data visualizations using Datawrapper. Beginners to open data should consider the Let's Talk About Open Data class. Basic ability to use a computer, including the keyboard and mouse, is required.
This is part of VPL's Open Data Essentials series. The recommended order is:
- Open Data Essentials: Let's Talk About Open Data
- Open Data Essentials: Introduction to Using Open Data
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials