Adding a resource to the library
Our resource library is a curated collection open data reosurces from across the community. Everyone can add a resource to the library. This is how to do so.
1. Add a folder
Log in to github and head to the following link:Every resource has a slug number. To add your resource, you need to give it a number. Look at the list and give you resource the number that follows the current last number in the list (e.g - if the number is 056, your resource should be named 057). Click on the + sign in the directory line and add the number and a “/”. For example: 060/.
2. Add an index file
Click on the + sign again. Add a file named index.md to your new folder.
3. Add the resource
In the text editor, add the front matter fields in this pattern:
--- section: resources lang: //Two first letters of the language, according to language code in this table.// Author: //The name(s) of the person(s) who wrote the text// Country: //One or more country by full name separated with a comma: “,”. If there is no specific country, write ‘global’// Description: //1-5 lines that summarizes the text. // Keywords: //Important descriptors of the text, separated with a comma, “,”.// Link: //The link to the resource online// MediaType: // List one out of these four types: Presentation, Article, / Publication, Video// Notes: //Any notes or comments.//' Publishing_date: //The year the resource was published, e.g. 2015.// Publishing_entity: //The organisation(s) which publish the resource// Region: North America,Latin America,Asia,Europe,Africa,Mena,Global Title: //The name of the resource// Topic: //Choose one out of these nine : The Basics,Advocacy,Privacy,civic engagement,Right for information,Data training,PolicyStandards. ---
4. Make a pull request
Click on “Create a new branch for this commit and start a pull request.” This will allow us to review your changes.Thank you! All done!