Welcome to Mozilla Science Lab's Open Data Primers!


Making Friends With Other People’s Data: A Primer

Hey there.

Let's recap what we've done so far.

You've learned:

This is where we pull it all together and come full circle to talk about how to work with data you didn't create and use it in your own research.

Even if the data was shared in a way that maximizes reusability, with perfect metadata, there are a few things you’re going to have to think about when using other people’s data.