It is estimated that American universities and government groups spend about $10 billion every year to access published science, usually hidden behind paywalls.
Try the Open Data Button for all your research needs!
The Open Data Button is a browser add-on with a simple but powerful purpose: to get you the research data you need, making progress to more transparent and reproducible research.
- Find out more about this initiative and find out how to install the plugin
- "Open Data Button Aims to Set Data Free" article via The Chronicle of Higher Education
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- Open Data Button Blog
Open Source Books
Looking to get started as a Data Analyst? Want to learn some fundamentals of R Programming? Look no further! Make use of these Open Source books and learn concepts ranging from Statistical Learning to simple Data Analysis.
You may access and download these e-books by following the links below:
OpenIntro Statistics - David M Diez, Chris D Barr, Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel
An Introduction to Statistical Learning - Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani
R Programming for Data Science - Roger D. Peng
The Elements of Data Analytic Style - Jeff Leek
Structure of A Data Analysis - Jeff Leek, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health [PDF]
Open Data Stack Exchange
Access the Open Data Stack Exchange - a question and answer site for developers and researchers interested in open data. Here you can find a great network of collaboration, where anybody can post questions and anybody can answer! Get all your queries related to Open Data and Datasets satisfied.