[okfn-discuss] The Open Handbook - a One Week Book project

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Dec 10 19:32:16 UTC 2012

On 8 December 2012 13:59, John Baxter <john.slade.baxter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello OKFN!
> I found out about OKFN doing background research for a One Week Book I'm
> writing next week.  I'm working on an Open Handbook (guidebook for
> openness).  Interpret that how you will.  : )  It's early days yet and the
> topic is yet to emerge fully.  (I have notes on the topic here.)

Just wanted to check you have seen some of the handbooks that have
already written by OKF folks:



Open Data Handbook - http://opendatahandbook.org/
Data Journalism Handbook - http://datajournalismhandbook.org/
Data Science and Data Wrangling - http://schoolofdata.org/handbook
Open Spending Handbook (in progress) -

> Would appreciate some advice...  The big question - do you think there's a
> book worth writing in that topic statement, that hasn't already been
> written?  I'd also like to know if you can point me in the direction of
> references that have covered the topic.

Above could be useful :-)


> Thanks!
> Also, if you want to keep up with it, I'm using a Facebook Page (all my docs
> are also open - e.g. project overivew).
> John Baxter
> www.jsbaxter.com.au
> @JohnSBaxter
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