[odc-discuss] Citing Open Data in a book

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu Nov 1 18:54:42 UTC 2012

Hi Patty,

Strictly this will be a question for the specific OSM project since the
exact citation format is flexible. However what you suggest seems
reasonable though it may be worth checking the OSM FAQs and pinging the
relevant OSM list if they have specific guidance for citation format.


On 1 November 2012 16:04, Patty Jula <pattyjula at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I would like to cite Open Data that I am using within a book map. Below is
> my attribution:
> Contains information from the British_Isles.shp.zip (
> http://download.geofabrik.de/openstreeetmap/europe/) which is made
> available under the http://opendatacommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/
> Is this correct?
> Thank you for you time.
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