The concept of Open Data has been around for a number of years and although there is a better understanding of what it is and how it can be used, public sector bodies in Wales still face challenges to publishing their data openly.
The Welsh Government’s Library holds a unique collection of library materials and publications. This includes documents dating back to the inception of the Welsh Office in 1965 and almost everything published by the Welsh Government since. As such the library provides a valuable service to Welsh Government staff as well as enabling the public to access Welsh Government publications. So, as you can imagine digitising our library collection was no mean feat. Continue reading