Data Sharing


Broad Use of Digital Parcel Maps and Property Tax Base Growth – article summarizing a panel discussion at the Annual International Conference on Assessment Administration (March 2009)

Sample data sharing agreement – Example of an agreement, courtesy of Huntington County GIS (October 2008)

A Single Version of the Truth: Empowering Governments with a Single Mapping Database – explains the need for a “single, highly accurate, shared mapping database and subsequent uniform spatial understanding” (October 2006)

The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) is defined as “the technologies, policies, and people necessary to promote sharing of geospatial data throughout all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors, and the academic community”

Utility Uses Homeland Security Law to Keep Data Secret – “The governing body of a New Jersey municipal utility has circumvented an open records request…” (July 2005)

10 Ways to Support GIS Without Selling Data

Open Data Consortium: Data Distribution Policy  (October 2003)

Data Clearinghouse vs. Data Sharing Cooperative (October 2000)

IGIC Data Sharing Committee – see how Hoosiers are addressing the issue locally