New York Times article "World Bank Is Opening Its Treasure Chest of Data" today includes mention of StatPlanet
http://www.sacmeq.org/statplanet/ which "lets people explore more than 3,000 World Bank economic indicators with interactive maps and graphics." It was developed by Frank van Cappelle, a doctoral candidate at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education in Australia. Check it out! And check out, too, the GGU University Library Data for Decisions LibGuide http://ggu.libguides.com/data Want more? Join us for the Data for Decisions workshop at the GGU University Library on July 23 at 3 pm.
For StatPlanet, Frank van Cappelle was awarded first prize in the World Bank's Apps for Development Contest.
For World Bank Data, see http://data.worldbank.org/
Quote is from The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/03/business/global/03world.html?pagewanted=3&src=recg retrieved July 3, 2011.
StatPlanet requires Flash.