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Milwaukee Data: Milwaukee Data

A guide to the types of data - historical and current - available for the Milwaukee region


Milwaukee's New Open Data Policy

July 2016: City of Milwaukee adopts Open Data Policy​ [pdf]

GOAL of making all data available in a "in a structured standardized machine readable format to improve provision of services, increase transparency and access to public information, and enhance coordination and efficiencies among departments, partner organizations and citizens."​

Milwaukee Data Workshop

UWM Libraries and DH Lab held a workshop on Milwaukee Data on October 25, 2016.


What is Open Data?

Data: statistical, factual, quantitative, or qualitative information maintained or created by or on behalf of a City department​

Open Data: data that is available online, in an open format, with no legal encumbrances on use or reuse, and is available for all to access and download in full without fees [or a requirement of registration]