Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network

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CKAN is the Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network, a registry of open knowledge packages and projects (and a few closed ones). The CKAN software and site is developed and maintained by the Open Knowledge Foundation. Both the CKAN code and data are open: free for anyone to use and reuse.

  • A Free View of the World -- OpenAerialMap

    Offsite — Description “OpenAerialMap is an open collection of aerial photographs, collected into a single coherent view of the world.” Openness: OPEN License: Public Domain of CC Attribution. > "OpenAerialMap is a young project, and as such, many of the licensing restrictions are still being worked out. In the short term, all imagery uploaded to OpenAerialMap should be ...
  • A Vision of Britain Through Time

    Offsite — Description “A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.” More focused on re-organising the data for access by locality than on enabling downloading of the raw data but have clearly put significant time and energy into data extraction. Specifically they have: An [administrative ...
  • A Wiki for Executable English

    Offsite — This is a kind of Wiki, for content in open vocabulary, executable English. English text (like this sentence) is normally something for a person to read, but it cannot be used as a program that you can run on a computer. On the other hand, executable English is something that a person can read, and that you can also run on a computer. Shared use of the system is free. ...
  • Administrative boundaries of Spain

    Offsite — Basic reference datasets for Spain. - Geodetic vertex - Administrative boundaries of Spain at scales 1:1,000,000, 1:200,000 AND 1:25,000 - A dataset of Spain at the scale 1:1,000,000
  • Advances in Dental Research

    Offsite — Artices are free 12 months after publication.
  • Akvopedia

    Offsite — About From the [about page]( > Akvopedia is a Web-based, free content project about water and sanitation subjects. The name Akvopedia is a portmanteau (combination of words and their meanings) of the words akvo (water in the language Esperanto) and encyclopedia. Akvopedia articles provide links to guide the user to ...
  • Al Jazeera Creative Commons Repository

    Offsite — About > Select Al Jazeera video footage – at this time footage of the War on Gaza – is available for free to be downloaded, shared, remixed, subtitled and eventually rebroadcasted by users and TV stations across the world with acknowledgement to Al Jazeera. Access/Re-use Available for download via website. War on Gaza footage is licensed under Creative Commons ...
  • Alt Law

    Offsite — Full text of the U.S. Supreme and Circuit Appeals Courts. For more details see
  • Amazon Web Services - Public Data Sets

    Offsite — About From [website]( > Public Data Sets on AWS provides a centralized repository of public data sets that can be seamlessly integrated into AWS cloud-based applications. AWS is hosting the public data sets at no charge for the community, and like all AWS services, users pay only for the compute and storage they use for their ...
  • Ancient Geographic Information

    Offsite — Description Datasets produced by the [pleiades project]( > Organized by the Ancient World Mapping Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U.S.A., Pleiades brings together a global community of scholars, students and enthusiasts to expand and enhance continually the information originally brought together by ...
  • AnthroKids

    Offsite — About > This Web points to the results of two studies which collected anthropometric data of children. The report of the first study, performed in 1975, exists here as a scanned document with an HTML “front end” and as data in several formats. The second study, performed in 1977, exists here as only data, however users can access the data via a more graphically ...
  • Apertium

    Offsite — Description “Apertium is a toolbox to build open-source shallow-transfer machine translation systems, especially suitable for related language pairs: it includes the engine, maintenance tools, and open linguistic data for several language pairs.” Language-pair data includes: Spanish–Catalan (apertium-es-ca) Spanish–Portuguese (apertium-es-pt) Spanish–Galician ...
  • Apertium Breton--French

    Offsite — About Apertium Breton—French dictionary Openness file says material is under GPL.
  • 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.
  • APRS World Database

    Offsite — [begin excerpt from Integrating the Aprsworld Database Into Your Application] The project was started in March 2001 by James Jefferson Jarvis, KB0THN. The goal from the beginning has ben to parse the APRS internet stream into data that can be stored in a relational database system. As the time of writing (September 2003) about 1 million raw APRS packets ...
  • 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 ...
  • - Internet Archive

    Offsite — “The Internet Archive, a 501©(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.”

    Offsite — Description The ARONIS database “includes over 200000 organic compounds”. Openness No information is provided about re-using the data provided on the site.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Statistical Database System (SDBS)

    Offsite — About From [front page]( > The Statistical Database System (SDBS) is the Asian Development Bank’s central statistical database that stores macro-economic and social data of its developing member countries (DMCs). The SDBS data come from statistical contacts that are mostly national statistics offices and central banks of the DMCs. SDBS ...
  • Audioscrobbler Data

    Offsite — Description “Much of the data available to view on is available in several formats through the Audioscrobbler Web Services API.” Format Data variously available in Plain, XML, XSPF, iCal and RSS. License “All web services here are for non-commercial use only under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. If you want to use these ...