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.

  • Online Computer Library Center: WorldCat

    Offsite — Description Worldcat is an very large bibliographic service combining the catalogue of a large number of different institutions around the world. From [their site (2007-08-22)]( > At the center of FirstSearch is WorldCat, a cooperative database of bibliographic records contributed by more than 57,000 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Open Architecture Network

    Offsite — About “The Open Architecture Network is an online, open source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design. Here designers of all persuasions can: Share their ideas, designs and plans View and review designs posted by others Collaborate with each other, people in other professions and community leaders to address ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Open Font Library

    Offsite — Openness: OPEN License: SIL OFL ( Access: yes from each page (by hand) bulk: no
  • Open History

    Offsite — Collection of articles – mostly about Japanese history. Started in 2001 and last updated in 2006-09-18.
  • 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:
  • Open Media Database

    Offsite — About “omdb (open media database) is a free database for film media. There is no set editorial staff, but rather a large number of movie addicts and lovers who volunteer their time to provide material and develop the site. Anybody can add or change existing information on omdb once they have done the quick and simple task of signing up for their user login name. ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Open Shakespeare

    Offsite — The Open Shakespeare package provides a full open set of Shakespeare’s works along with ancillary material, a variety of tools and a python API. Specifically, in addition to the works themselves (often in multiple versions), there is an introduction, a chronology, explanatory notes, a concordance and search facilities. All material is open source/open knowledge so that ...
  • Open Street Map - UK Extracts

    Offsite — About UK extracts from [Open Street Map](
  • Open Text Book

    Offsite — “Open Text Book is a registry of textbooks and text book material that is open in accordance with the Open Knowledge Definition (OKD).”
  • Open Wetware

    Offsite — About > OpenWetWare is an effort to promote the sharing of information, know-how, and wisdom among researchers and groups who are working in biology & biological engineering. OWW provides a place for labs, individuals, and groups to organize their own information and collaborate with others easily and efficiently. In the process, we hope that OWW will not only lead ...
  • Open-Of-Course

    Offsite — Open-Of-Course is a multilingual and interactive portal for open content courses and tutorials. It is based on the free software ELO “Moodle” and people are welcome to add their own open educational content to the system.
  • OpenGuides (tm): The Guides Made by You

    Offsite — Description From front page: > OpenGuides™ is a network of free, community-maintained wiki guidebooks to places around the world. Anyone is free to contribute, whether it’s by writing new articles or editing the articles that we already have.
  • - Money in Politics Data

    Offsite — Description ‘Your Guide to Money in US Elections’. Includes databases covering money spent on: 527s Contributions Lobbying PACs Travel Also has a ‘revolving door’ database: > Track the movements of well-connected individuals between government and private interests in this searchable database of more than 6,400 people. See which influential lobbyists and firms ...
  • OpenStreetMap

    Offsite — OpenStreetMap (OSM) is aimed at creating and providing free geodata such as street maps to anyone who wants them. The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from using them in creative, productive or unexpected ways. The planet.osm file described at the download link above ...
  • OpenVocab

    Offsite — About From [website]( > OpenVocab is a community maintained vocabulary intended for use on the Semantic Web > OpenVocab is ideal for properties and classes that don’t warrant the effort of creating or maintaining a full schema. OpenVocab allows anyone to create and modify vocabulary terms using their web browser. Each term is described ...