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Datamob aims to show, in a very simple way, how public data sources are being used.

Their listings emphasize the connection between data posted by governments and public institutions and the interfaces people are building to explore that data.

  • Kaiser State Health Facts

    Offsite — Health data on U.S. states, downloadable in Microsoft Excel and tab-delimited ASCII text formats.
  • StatLib Datasets Archive

    Offsite — Collection of datasets from books and articles via Carnegie Mellon University’s StatLib community.
  • SunlightLabs API

    Offsite — Access to clerical information about members of the 110th U.S. Congress (phone, email, district). Features API methods that tie cities to ZIP codes to districts to latitude/longitude
  • The Supreme Court Database

    Offsite — The Supreme Court Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1953 and 2008 terms. Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices. Available for download in CSV, R Data ...
  • Target Store Openings, 1962-2008

    Offsite — A list of the store numbers, opening dates and locations of Target retail stores in the U.S., from 1962-2008.
  • Taxpayers for Common Sense Congressional Earmark D

    Offsite — Comprehensive, downloadable database of U.S. Congressional earmarks. Provided by Taxpayers for Common Sense, an organization dedicated to cutting wasteful government spending. Microsoft Excel format.
  • Temperature Data Archive

    Offsite — Daily average temperatures for 157 U.S. and 167 international cities in ASCII text format.
  • TheMiddleClass.org Scorecard Data

    Offsite — Download TheMiddleClass.org’s scorecard data for U.S. legislation calculated according to potential impact on the middle class. CSV format.
  • TheyWorkForYou API

    Offsite — Query the ["TheyWorkForYou.com ":http://datamob.org/interfaces/show/theyworkforyou-com] database on the activities of Members of British Parliament.
  • THOMAS

    Offsite — U.S. legislative information from the Library of Congress.
  • Time Series Data Library

    Offsite — A collection of about 800 time series drawn from many different fields, from agriculture to physics.
  • TimesPeople API

    Offsite — With the TimesPeople API, you can retrieve user data for nytimes.com, including the user profiles, activities, news feeds, and networks. Returns data in JSON or XML. Read the announcement on Open for more information.
  • Human Rights Data Analysis Group: Commission for R

    Offsite — Data on human rights violations in Timor-Leste.
  • toronto.ca/open

    Offsite — The City of Toronto’s official data set catalog. Data available in XML and ESRI Shapefile formats.
  • U.S. Public Transit Schedule Data

    Offsite — A list of U.S. transit schedule data published by transit agencies and operators in Google Transit Feed Specifcation (GTFS) format. They contain scheduled times, stop locations, route information and optionally fare information and detailed route shapes.
  • Trust Network Datasets

    Offsite — Collection of network datasets in which there are entities (people, robots) and some social relationship connecting two of these entities. From TrustLet, a cooperative environment for the scientific research of trust metrics on social networks. Released datasets are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0.
  • UK Data Archive

    Offsite — Large collection of data on social sciences and humanities topics in the UK.
  • United Kingdom Hansard

    Offsite — Text of British parliamentary debates. No developer-friendly download options; HTML parsing required. See the Parliament Parser.
  • UNdata

    Offsite — Search United Nations data and download in XML, comma-separated values, semicolon-separated values and pipe-separated values formats.
  • UN Data API Project

    Offsite — Unofficial API version of the data made available by the United Nations on the UNdata site. REST API hosted on Google’s Java AppEngine, with results returned in XML and JSON. Outputs compatible with the Linked Data Initiative.
  • UNEP Global Environment Outlook Data Portal

    Offsite — Datasets used by United Nations Environment Programme and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report, covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP. Data can be displayed as maps, graphs or tables and downloaded in various formats.
  • UNESCO Institute for Statistics Data Centre

    Offsite — Data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication from UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), downloadable in Microsoft Excel, comma-delimited ASCII and semicolon-delimited ASCII formats.
  • USAspending.gov

    Offsite — Access to U.S. government contract, grant and other award data, downloadable in CSV and XML formats as well as via API.
  • USDA Economic Research Service Datasets

    Offsite — Over 100 datasets from the United States Department of Agriculture, ranging from information about food availability in the U.S. to stats on the costs of specific agricultural products, like fertilizer and milk. Most data available for download as XLS.
  • California VoterConnect Geographic Political Data

    Offsite — Access KML files of State Senate, Assembly and Congressional Districts, as well as individual precincts, for all of California. Available under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.
  • Project Vote Smart API

    Offsite — Query Project Vote Smart’s database of U.S. political candidates’ voting records, campaign contributions, public statements, biographies and special-interest group ratings.
  • Voteview

    Offsite — U.S. Senate and House roll call data and other political data compiled by Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal. ASCII text.
  • Watchdog.net API

    Offsite — Query the Watchdog.net U.S. political data hub in a variety of ways. The site is designed to be machine-readable as well as human-readable.
  • We Feel Fine API

    Offsite — We Feel Fine is a data collection engine that scours the internet every ten minutes, harvesting and identifying expressions of human feelings from a large number of blogs. 15,000 to 20,000 feelings are identified and saved per day. You can use the We Feel Fine API to access this data. Optional parameters include feeling, gender, weather conditions and country. By Sep ...
  • Freebase Wikipedia Extraction (WEX)

    Offsite — “A processed dump of the English-language Wikipedia. The wiki markup for each article is transformed into machine-readable XML, and common relational features such as templates, infoboxes, categories, article sections and redirects are extracted in tabular form.” TSV format for PostgreSQL. GNU Free Documentation License.
  • White House 2 API

    Offsite — Get XML feeds of the priorities suggested for President Obama by users of White House 2. The API is not fully documented but can be accessed by appending .xml to most pages on White House 2.
  • White Glove Tracking Dataset

    Offsite — Data on the location and position of Michael Jackson’s white glove in all 10,060 frames of his nationally televised 1983 performance of the song “Billie Jean.”
  • World Health Organization Statistical Information

    Offsite — Comprehensive health data on all of the 193 World Health Organization Member States.
  • Wikipedia Page Traffic Statistics

    Offsite — A 320 GB sample of the data used to power Trending Topics, containing 7 months of hourly page traffic statistics for over 2.5 million Wikipedia articles along with the associated Wikipedia content, linkgraph and metadata. Compiled by Peter Skomoroch. All text content, statistics and link data is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL).
  • World Bank API

    Offsite — The World Bank API offers data on 114 key economic indicators from three of the World Bank’s most popular databases: World Development Indicators 2008, Worldwide Governance Indicators and Doing Business. Also provides access to 12,000 images that illustrate development topics from The World Bank Photo Library and returns results in JSON or XML. Review the World Bank API ...
  • Weather Underground API

    Offsite — RESTful API providing programmatic access to real-time weather information for cities around the world.
  • Yahoo! Traffic API

    Offsite — The Yahoo! Traffic API provides traffic alerts for U.S. locations. Alerts can be requested with city/state/zip or latitude/longitude and a search radius in miles. Results are returned in XML and can include a map image.
  • Zillow U.S. Neighborhood Boundary Data

    Offsite — Data on the boundaries of 7,000 U.S. urban neighborhoods. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license. Arc Shapefile format.