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Library and Information Studies

The guide is intended to assist students in the Library and Information Sciences field with their research and professional pursuits.

Open Courses; Idea, Code, and Data Repositories; Q&A Forums

Idea and Solution Repositories

  • Innocentive.com
    Provides a cost-effective approach to discover diverse ideas and solutions. It contains more than 40,000 business, social, policy, scientific, and technical problems and solutions in various domains.
  • Quirky
  • OpenIDEO

Code Repositories

Data Repositories

If you are looking for open datasets for your study, assignment, presentation, or application design and development these are some of the resources you can use.

You can also use some of these repositories to archive your data (see Repositories for Research Data)

General Data Search Engines and Registries

Search for datasets with Google

re3data.org - Registry of Research Data Repositories

DataCite -  helps locate, identify, and cite research data

Government 

US Government's Open Data

General Repositories for Research Data

FSU Research Repository

List of General Repositories from Nature

Discipline Specific Repositories for Research Data

List of Discipline Specific Repositories from Nature
UCI Machine Learning Data Repository - maintains hundreds of data sets as a service to the machine learning community.

Community/User Moderated Social Q&A Forums

Data Science Communities and Competitions

  • Kaggle -  Kaggle's community has thousands of public datasets and code snippets and organizes popular data science competitions.
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