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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.

  • UN Data

    Offsite — Description “The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) launched a new internet based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point (http://data.un.org/). Users can now search and download a variety of statistical ...
  • United Nations Common Database

    Offsite — Description “UNCDB provides selected series from numerous specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.” 430 series as of 2007-11-25 (see <http://unstats.un.org/unsd/cdb/cdb_list_series.asp> Openness: NOT OPEN License: Non-Commercial restrictions. Specifically on main page states: > “Usage of the United Nations Common ...
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS)

    Offsite — About From [About page](http://www.ars.usda.gov/AboutUs/AboutUs.htm): > The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s chief scientific research agency. Our job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day, from field to table. From [Datasets page](http://www.ars.usda.gov/services/docs.htm?docid=1328): ...
  • University of Huddersfield -- Circulation and Recommendation Data

    Offsite — About Circulation and Recommendation data from the [University of Huddersfield Library](http://library.hud.ac.uk). Data is comprised of two parts: > 1. Circulation Data. This breaks down the loans by year, by academic school, and by individual academic courses. This data will primarily be of interest to other academic libraries. UK academic libraries may be able to ...
  • 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.
  • US Census Bureau TIGER data

    Offsite — The US government’s ‘Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing’ system, usually referred to as TIGER, is based on an extensive database of US geographic information. It is county-level data that documents physical features like roads and rivers, as well as some administrative features such as Congressional districts. Data can be downloaded for each ...
  • US Copyright Renewal Database

    Offsite — Released in 2008 and funded by Hewlett Foundation. From front page: > … This database makes searchable the copyright renewal records received by the US Copyright Office between 1950 and 1992 for books published in the US between 1923 and 1963. Note that the database includes ONLY US Class A (book) renewals. > > The period from 1923-1963 is of special interest for US ...
  • Variability Analysis of Surface Climate Observations (VASClimO)

    Offsite — About data From project webpage: > VASClimO was a joint climate research project of the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) at the German Met Service (DWD) and the Institute for Atmosphere and Environment – Working Group for Climatology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt. > The project was funded by the Bundesministerium für Bildung, ...
  • Vinismo

    Offsite — Vinismo is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable wine guide. It is built in collaboration by wine lovers around the globe, and seeks to document every wine, every winery, every wine region, grape, and wine issue in the world. All content is under an Open Knowledge license (CC-by-sa-2.5-Canada), and available for bulk download.
  • VoxForge

    Offsite — About > VoxForge was set up to collect transcribed speech for use with Free and Open Source Speech Recognition Engines (on Linux, Windows and Mac). > We will make available all submitted audio files under the GPL license, and then ‘compile’ them into acoustic models for use with Open Source speech recognition engines such as Sphinx, ISIP, Julius and HTK (note: HTK ...
  • Website Attica: Persons of Ancient Athens

    Offsite — Description From the website: > Website Attica complements and enhances the published volumes of Persons of Ancient Athens. The addenda et corrigenda to the published volumes, which are issued as a supplement to PAA periodically, are regularly updated at this web site. Searches may be made 10,000 names of the ATHENIANS database in beta, gamma, and delta (second half ...
  • Werner Icking Music Archive

    Offsite — Description Lots of sheet music. While quite a bit has source files much only seems to be in pdf. Openness: OPEN License: not specified but strongly appears to be open plus most of the works are in the PD so apart from typesetting issues the scores should be PD. Access: ok. bulk: no. api: no. www: yes.
  • WHO Global Price Reporting Mechanism

    No Data — Global Price Reporting Mechanism (World Health Organization – AIDS Medicines and Diagnostics Service (AMDS)) contains prices of shipments of pharmaceuticals in an international development context. For each listed transaction the drug, price, strength, dosage form, destination country, shipment method, manufacturing company, manufacturing country, the date of order, ...
  • Wikibooks

    Offsite — “Welcome to Wikibooks, a Wikimedia project that was started on July 10, 2003 with the mission to create a free collection of open-content textbooks that anyone can edit.”
  • Wikimedia Commons

    Offsite — Over 2 million freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute
  • Wikinews

    Offsite — “We are a group of volunteers whose mission is to present reliable, unbiased, relevant and entertaining News. All content is released under a free license. By making our content perpetually available for free redistribution and use, we hope to contribute to a global digital commons."
  • WikiPathways

    Offsite — About From front page: > In the new tradition of Wikipedia, WikiPathways is an open, public platform dedicated to the curation of biological pathways by and for the scientific community. Openness In December 2008 WikiPathways [switched](http://scienceblogs.com/commonknowledge/2008/12/getting_it_right_wikipathways_1.php) to CC-BY, which is compliant with the ...
  • Wikipedia 3

    Offsite — “Wikipedia³ is a conversion of the English Wikipedia into RDF. It’s a monthly updated dataset containing around 47 million triples.” “The Wikipedia³ datasets are of course licensed under the GFDL. Enjoy!”
  • Wikiquote

    Offsite — “Welcome to Wikiquote, a free online compendium of quotations from notable people and creative works in every language, including sources (where known), translations of non-English quotes, and links to Wikipedia for further information! The English version of Wikiquote has 13,799 pages so far with many thousands of quotations and proverbs.”
  • Wikisource

    Offsite — “Wikisource is an online library of free content publications collected and maintained by the community (see our inclusion policy).”