Open data

Open data – making data freely available on the public internet permitting any user to download, copy, analyse, re-process, pass them to software or use them for any other purpose without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

Cite this article as: OAResources, "Open data," in Open Access Resources, September 12, 2018, https://oaresources.org/resources/open-data/.