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Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network

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http://ckan.net/

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.

  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • The Mondial Database

    Offsite — From home page: > The MONDIAL database has been compiled from geographical Web data sources listed below: > > * CIA World Factbook, > * a predecessor of Global Statistics which has been collected by Johan van der Heijden. > * additional textual sources for coordinates, > * the International Atlas by Kümmerly & Frey, Rand McNally, and Westermann, > * and some ...
  • The National Public Transport Data Repository (traveline)

    Offsite — Description Data created by [traveline](http://www.pti.org.uk/) and used by (among others) [transportdirect](http://transportdirect.info). From <http://www.pti.org.uk/repository.htm>: > The third snapshot of the traveline data was taken in October 2006. It was based on the data that traveline was using in one week in October 2006. > > Guidance Notes were available ...
  • The New York Times Annotated Corpus

    Offsite — From [website](http://ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/CatalogEntry.jsp?catalogId=LDC2008T19): The New York Times Annotated Corpus contains over 1.8 million articles written and published by the New York Times between January 1, 1987 and June 19, 2007 with article metadata provided by the New York Times Newsroom, the New York Times Indexing Service and the online production staff ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Pool, social media project by Australian Broadcasting Co Radio National

    Offsite — About From [about](http://www.pool.org.au/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 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 ...
  • The Public Whip

    Offsite — Database of votes of Members of Parliament in the UK.
  • 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 ...
  • Thrive 42

    Offsite — “thrive42 is an open source project for producing high quality content for teaching and learning.” “Both ThriveCore (the php engine) and ThriveContent (the question content) are open source. ThriveCore is released under the GNU General Public License and ThriveContent is released under the GNU Free Documentation License.”
  • 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 ...
  • True Marble Imagery

    Offsite — About From website: > Unearthed Outdoors is proud to present our line of full color global imagery. Our True Marble™ imagery is some of the most realistic medium resolution imagery available on the market. At 15 meter resolution, this true color imagery can be used for: GIS & web mapping applications High Definition Television (HDTV) effects (weather, movies, ...
  • U.S. Government Photos and Graphics

    Offsite — About Collection of links to different US image collections in the public domain. Openness > Most of these images and graphics are available for use in the public domain, and they may be used and reproduced without permission or fee. However, some images may be protected by license. We strongly recommend you thoroughly read the disclaimers on each site before use. ...
  • U.S. National Park Service (NPS) - Yosemite National Park

    Offsite — About > Yosemite National Park, one of the first wilderness parks in the United States, is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more. > Yosemite Nature Notes is a video podcast series that tells unique stories about the natural and ...
  • UK - Free The Postcode

    Offsite — About Overview: > The postcode database – which turns a postcode to a latitude/longitude and back – is not free in the UK. In fact, it’s very expensive. The Post Office owns it and sells it to various companies that make use of it for things like insurance or parcel tracking. There are however many people who’d like to use it for non-profit purposes. Say you want to ...
  • UK - Office of National Statistics

    Offsite — Description “Free access to data produced by the Office for National Statistics, government departments and devolved administrations.” Datasets Census: links to lists of all standard census tables on <http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/table_list.asp> and an excel file available from ...
  • UK Census - Digitised boundary datasets

    Offsite — About > Census area statistics (CAS) provide counts of people or households for geographical areas broken down by socio-demographic characteristics such as age, gender or employment. Digitised boundary datasets (DBDs) are a digitised representation of the underlying geography of the census. Access/Re-use Much of the material says it is Crown Copyright. It must be ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...