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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Open access data: 
How to locate openly-available data and resources on the web.​

Duration: 1.5 hours
Presentation: click here
Recording: click here​
Contact: international@macam.ac.il​

Abstract:

In this webinar, we introduced the issue of open access agenda. We learned how to locate high-quality academic information free of charge. We introduced the new trend of open data, particularly open gov​ernment data, as well as the open data of some educational initiations such as Open Course Ware and MOOC. The webinar was designed for teachers, teacher educators, developers, and anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the field.​​

Lecturer​

Dr. Riki Greenberg​

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Biography:

Dr. Greenberg holds a Ph.D. degree in Information Science from the Department of Information Science at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She works as a reference and IT librarian at the University of Haifa's Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library in Israel. She has been a qualified lecturer in information science and technology for the last 15 years, and is also employed as a teacher at the Western Galilee Academic College. She is a member of the editorial board of Israel's journal of information science, Meidaat, a special consultant for the Ministry of Education's Electronic Books Project, and a winner of the Finkler Award for special research in information science.
Mrs. Greenberg has published articles in English and in Hebrew in peer-reviewed journals. Her main research interests include information behavior, information search, digital log analysis, academic libraries, and students' information needs.​