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We've identified the most useful resources for understanding, managing, providing, and orchestrating open data initiatives—with emphasis on rural regions. Explore resources through the following categories:

  Open Data Primers  |  Community Primers  |  Tools  |  Standards  |  Major Organizations  |  Open Data Portals

What is Open Data?

A two-page document created especially for the Rural Open Data project. Open data essentials in reader-friendly, point form.

What is open?

Open Knowledge International discusses what open data is and why.