Open Access Data is emerging as a source for cutting edge scholarship. This concise book provides guidance from generating a research idea to publishing results. Both young researchers and well-established scholars can use this book to upgrade their skills with respect to emerging data sources, analysis, and even post-publishing promotion. At the end of each chapter, a tutorial simulates a real example, allowing readers to apply what they learned about accessing open data, and analyzing this data to reach the results. This book can be of use by established researchers analyzing data, publishing, and actively promoting ongoing and research.


Key selling features:

  • Describes the steps, from A-Z, for doing open data research
  • Includes interactive tutorials following each chapter
  • Provides guidelines for readers so that they can use their own accessed open data
  • Reviews recent software and websites promoting and enabling open data research
  • Supplements websites which update recent open data sources