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Open Source data sources

Looking for data to practice, present or play. Here are ten inks to open data.
1. Tableau Public http://public.tableau...
Look for downloadable Tableau workbooks and use the pre-formatted data to jump start your visualizations. Formats TWBX accessible in Tableau

2. Data is Plural http://tinyletter.com...
Subscribe for the weekly newsletter or look at the archive. Formats vary.

3. Data.world http://data.world...
Create a profile then start searching for the data. Formats vary.

4. Reddit – Datasets https://www.reddit.co...
Look at the threads directly, the megathreads (for elections, financial, climate and social), or the subreddits. Formats vary.

5. American Fact Finder https://factfinder.ce...
Use the Guided or Advanced Search to narrow down to the data level you need. There is also a YouTube video on how to navigate AFF presented by the Census staff to the Tableau Community. The Census staff will also help.

6. Eurostat http://ec.europa.eu/e...
Search the statistics by theme or the Statistics A to Z

7. Flowing Data http://flowingdata.co...
Look in the feed for an interesting topic or look at the Favorites for ideas

8. UN data http://data.un.org...
Go to More, Advanced Search. Use the Search box to search all the sources for the specific topics. Formats in .xml and .csv

9. USA Facts. https://www.usafacts.... Federal, state and local data and more a source of visualization ideas. Some data sets too.
Search topics or use the headers at the top. Format is .csv.

10. Kaggle https://www.kaggle.co...
Use the search box for specific terms or scroll through the featured datasets to explore. Format is .csv

11. Makeover Monday http://www.makeovermo...
This is a social data project whereby the organizers provide a new data set each week (along with a viz related to it) and ask the community to provide alternative ways to visualize it. Not only is it a great source of public data, but also a vast catalog of publicly available vizzes that you can download and learn from.

12. Tacoma Open Data

13. https://tinyletter.co... Data is Plural newsletter. Jeremy Vine curates a list of new data sources. Sign up or explore the archive. https://data.world/js....

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Volunteer and Practice Data Visualization projects August 2, 2018 5:25 AM Charlotte L.
Google Data Studio - Getting Started August 2, 2018 5:18 AM Charlotte L.
Open Source data sources June 6, 2018 5:15 AM Charlotte L.
Excel - Getting Started September 18, 2017 2:53 PM Charlotte L.
Power BI - Getting Started November 3, 2017 6:09 AM Charlotte L.
Tableau-Getting Started November 3, 2017 6:10 AM Charlotte L.
About Tacoma Visual Analytics September 18, 2017 12:48 PM Charlotte L.

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