The Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN) Collection

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From their website:

CKAN is the Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network, a registry of open knowledge packages and projects (and a few closed ones)…Those familiar with freshmeat, CPAN or PyPI can think of CKAN as providing an analogous service for open knowledge…CKAN is developed and maintained by the Open Knowledge Foundation. Both the CKAN code and data are open: free for anyone to use and reuse. To find out more check out the the CKAN project at

CKAN is a peer in the global data commons and Infochimps is proud to be able to mirror their collection of over 300 datasets.

  • Open Directory Project (ODP)

    Offsite — From [about page]( > The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors. Openness: OPEN Access: good. (see tags) License: has a [bespoke license]( which looks [OKD ...
  • UK Public Sector Finance Statistics

    Offsite — About From website: > The Public Finances Databank is a compilation of published data covering the main aspects of the Government Finances including receipts, expenditure, borrowing and debt. All the data are presented in clearly defined tables and charts which provide a quick and easy way of assessing past performance as well as showing forecasts for the future. Many ...
  • ur1 Generator

    Offsite — About > ur1 is an Open Service from Contrôlez-Vous, Inc., powered by lilURL. Full source available under the terms of the GNU General Public License. Licensing A full database dump is available – and all material is licensed under CC zero.

    Offsite — About > is a microblogging service. Users post short (140 character) notices which are broadcast to their friends and fans using the Web, RSS, or instant messages. Download Bulk downloads not yet available.
  • International Music Database Project (IMDBP)

    Offsite — About > IMDBP strives to categorize every single piece of music ever written in a format that is: 1. Flexible, extensible; 2. Thorough, uncompromising detail; 3. Efficient and intuitive to use for the average user, including the elimination of duplicate information entry and other potential inconsistencies
  • IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library

    Offsite — About > Welcome to the International Music Score Library Project! IMSLP attempts to create a virtual library containing all public domain musical scores, as well as scores from composers who are willing to share their music with the world without charge. You can read the full list of goals that IMSLP will try to achieve. > IMSLP also encourages the exchange of musical ...
  • Jazz Discography Project

    Offsite — Possibly the biggest, completely-free Jazz discography on the Net.
  • Open Street Map - UK Extracts

    Offsite — About UK extracts from [Open Street Map](
  • UK National Health Service Choices web services

    Offsite — The NHS web services support business-to-business syndication of content over the internet. NHS Choices has created a set of web services to allow approved partners to interact with the service, free of charge. The web services return NHS Choices content in a form that can be easily integrated into a website or application. NHS intends to make most of the data and ...
  • Dictionary Related Material

    Offsite — Description A set of dictionary related material (definitions, thesauri, jargon files etc) bundled together with an API. A full list of the data included can be found on [this page]( APIs in form of standards and protocols: <> Related resources ...
  • The London Gazette - Gazettes Data

    Offsite — About From website: > The London Gazette, Official Newspaper of Record for the United Kingdom plays a major role in the information infrastructure for government, with 175,000 notices published in 2007. > A wide range of notices, the majority of which are mandatory by law appear in the following broad categories (bold = very high numbers of notices): State, ...
  • Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service (NINIS) Data Catalogue

    Offsite — About List of datasets is available as XLS file: [Datasets_Available_On_Ninis.xls]( Re-use Click use license.
  • Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Central Postcode Directory (CPD)

    Offsite — About From [FAQ on NINIS website]( > Can I obtain a copy of the lookup table which links postcodes to geographic areas? > Yes – The Northern Ireland Central Postcode Directory (CPD) lists all postcodes and the geographic areas they are allocated to. The CPD is available for download in either Access 2000 or Text file ...
  • Archimedes Palimpset

    Offsite — The Archimedes Palimpsest is a medieval parchment manuscript, now consisting of 174 parchment folios. While it contains no less than seven treatises by Archimedes, calling it the Archimedes Palimpsest is a little confusing. As it is now, the manuscript is a Byzantine prayerbook, written in Greek, and technically called a euchologion. This euchologion was completed by ...
  • Appropedia

    Offsite — About From site: > Appropedia is the site for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development. License GFDL Downloading Can’t see link to download dumps.
  • Zotero

    Offsite — Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work — in the web browser itself.
  • Open Journal Systems

    Offsite — Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research. Some examples include:
  • The Kids Open Dictionary Builder

    Offsite — About From the creators: > The purpose of this project is to create a free, open simple dictionary for students to use. The words in the dictionary will reviewed for quality and appropriateness and ultimately “frozen” for export into a variety of formats, including text, PDF, ebooks, wikis, web, etc., for use on a variety of platforms. > The site also includes a ...
  • Tom Fahy Discography

    Offsite — This constitutes a complete discography, excluding B-Sides,* for the assemblage of musicians known as Tom Fahy. This list describes a span of productivity commencing in 1991 and ending in 2008. It should be assumed that the group’s core members contributed in-part to releases from the year 1999 through 2008. Releases that predate this span are attributed in whole to Tom ...
  • FSI Language Courses

    Offsite — About From website: > Welcome to, the home for language courses developed by the Foreign Service Institute. These courses were developed by the United States government and are in the public domain. > This site is dedicated to making these language courses freely available in an electronic format. This site is not affiliated in any way with ...
  • The Pool, social media project by Australian Broadcasting Co Radio National

    Offsite — About From [about]( page: > Pool is a social media project developed by ABC Radio National. It’s a place to share your creative work with the Pool community and ABC producers – upload music, photos, videos, documentaries, interviews, animations and more. It’s a collaborative space where audiences become makers. Licensing Much of the ...
  • - the world&#x27;s largest database of freely-licensed library records

    Offsite — About > The beta test environment for LibLime’s new cataloging service, ‡, is now available! > ‡ is a subscription-based, hosted version of the open-source ‡biblios metadata editor that we released earlier this year. In addition to the editor, ‡ includes some extended community features such as integrated real-time chat, forums, and ...
  • NeuroCommons

    Offsite — From the website: > The NeuroCommons project seeks to make all scientific research materials – research articles, annotations, data, physical materials – as available and as useable as they can be. We do this by both fostering practices that render information in a form that promotes uniform access by computational agents – sometimes called “interoperability”. We want ...
  • Musopen - Free Public Domain Classical Music

    Offsite — From []( > Musopen is an online music library of copyright free music (public domain music). We want to give the world access to music, without the legal hassles so common today. There is a great deal of music that has expired copyrights, but almost no recordings of this music is in the public ...
  • Open Music Archive

    Offsite — From []( > Open Music Archive is a collaborative project, initiated by artists Eileen Simpson & Ben White, to source, digitise and distribute out-of-copyright sound recordings. The archive is open for anyone to use and contribute to.
  • Index Translationum - Unesco Bibliography of Translations

    No Data — Description From main page: > The Index Translationum is a list of books translated in the world, i.e. an international bibliography of translations. The Index Translationum was created in 1932 and this year is celebrating its 75th anniversary. > > The database contains cumulative bibliographical information on books translated and published in about one hundred of ...
  • The Speech Accent Archive

    Offsite — From website: > The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers. On [about ...
  • Open Clip Art Library

    Offsite — From the website: > This project aims to create an archive of user contributed clip art that can be freely used. All graphics submitted to the project should be placed into the Public Domain according to the statement by the Creative Commons.
  • Open Science and Information Wiki

    Offsite — Various licenses should all be OKD compliant. Open Science and Information Wiki includes metadata and links to files, few downloads are served directly from the website. Original comments and metadata are in the public domain.
  • The Open Library

    Offsite — About > One web page for every book ever published. It’s a lofty, but achievable, goal. > To build it, we need hundreds of millions of book records, a brand new database infrastructure for handling huge amounts of dynamic information, a wiki interface, multi-language support, and people who are willing to contribute their time, effort, and book data. > To date, we ...
  • MusicBrainz

    Offsite — MusicBrainz is a user-maintained open music community that collects, and makes available to the public, music metadata, including information about artists, release groups, releases, tracks, labels and the many relationships between them. The database also contains a full history of all the changes that the MusicBrainz community has made to the music metadata. The music ...
  • The Public Library of Science (PLoS)

    Offsite — About From website: > The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a nonprofit organization committed to making the world’s scientific and medical literature freely available online, without restrictions on use or further distribution, free from private or government control. For more information on our organization and mission, please visit our Web site. > PLoS ...
  • Landsat Data

    Offsite — Description Landsat ETM+, TM, and MSS data are available from USGS for free. [Base data page]( leads on to: <> Not entirely clear from that page you can actually get bulk downloads from however bulk of landsat data is on [geotorrent]( ...
  • Citeseer Metadata

    Offsite — Title: Scientific Literature Digital Library Description CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeer aims to improve the dissemination and feedback of the scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, ...
  • Denmark - Finansministeriet - Budget

    Offsite — About Information about national budget. Various summaries and related documents. Some data available at: <> No sign of a data dump. Re-use Not clear.
  • The Public Whip

    Offsite — Database of votes of Members of Parliament in the UK.
  • Soundtransit

    Offsite — “SoundTransit is a collaborative, online community dedicated to field recording and phonography. On this site, you can plan a sonic journey through various locations recorded around the world, or you can search the database for specific sounds by different artists from certain places. If you are a phonographer, you can also contribute your recordings for others to enjoy. ...
  • Connexions

    Offsite — Is this not a duplicate of the existing connexions package? “Connexions is a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc.” Creative Commons Attribution License
  • Curating Civil Society Processes

    Offsite — To support the work of curating civil society processes, recording the events which are responded to, and the responses to those events.
  • Querying Wikipedia like a Database

    Offsite — Description From the front page: > “ is a community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and to make this information available on the Web. DBpedia allows you to ask sophisticated queries against Wikipedia and to link other datasets on the Web to Wikipedia data.”
  • LibriVox audio books

    Offsite — LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books. We are a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project.
  • Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law Project

    Offsite — The OAK Law Project is developing legal protocols for managing copyright issues in an open access environment. The project aims to facilitate open access to publicly funded research by developing policies, legal protocols and model generic licenses that can be used to negotiate and transact (share) research in the form of digital content in an online environment. The OAK ...
  • Free High School Science Texts

    Offsite — Description From the front page of the site: > “FHSST (Free High School Science Texts) is a project that aims to provide free science and mathematics textbooks for Grades 10 to 12 science learners in South Africa. > > Science education is about more than learning subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics… It is about learning to think and to solve problems. ...
  • Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network

    Offsite — CKAN Questions If you have any questions about using CKAN put them here. FAQ What kinds of things do you expect people to register in CKAN? Anything and everything — when we say knowledge we mean any kind of content, data or information. That said there are two main recommendations regarding what you register: First, we are looking for people to register ...
  • Farm Subsidy

    Offsite — About Overview from [FAQ]( > The aim of is to obtain detailed data relating to payments and recipients of farm subsidies in every EU member state and make this data available in a way that is useful to European citizens. is run by a network of European journalists, researchers and activists. Openness ...
  • Baen Free Library

    Offsite — Baen Books is now making available — for free — a number of its titles in electronic format. We’re calling it the Baen Free Library. Anyone who wishes can read these titles online — no conditions, no strings attached. (Later we may ask for an extremely simple, name & email only, registration. ) Or, if you prefer, you can download the books in one of several formats. ...
  • Renascence Editions

    Offsite — These [public domain works] are provided for nonprofit purposes only; unique site content is copyright ©1992-2007 the editors and The University of Oregon. Corrections and comments to the publisher, Risa Stephanie Bear, M.S., M.A., rbear[at]…. Early Modern texts published by Renascence Editions are not peer reviewed. While we have done our best to ensure ...
  • Advances in Dental Research

    Offsite — Artices are free 12 months after publication.
  • Journal of Dental Education

    Offsite — Articles are free 12 months after publication.
  • Journal of Dental Research

    Offsite — Articles free 12 months after publication