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  • Human Rights Data Analysis Group: Commission for R

    Offsite — Data on human rights violations in Timor-Leste.
  • Human Rights Data Analysis Group: Sierra Leone Tru

    Offsite — Data on human rights violations in Sierra Leone.
  • Hunch API

    Offsite — RESTful API for programmatically accessing Hunch, a questions and answers service that harnesses collective knowledge to offer solutions to user-entered problems. Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new. Query for questions, responses, topics, search results and categories as well as statistics pertaining to THAY (Teach Hunch About You) ...
  • Raw Data

    Offsite — The data powering, harvested from the Illinois General Assembly website, made available in XML. By Josh Sulkin.
  • IMF Data and Statistics

    Offsite — Wide range of time series data on International Monetary Fund lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Tab-delimited values format.
  • Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

    Offsite — Download zipped CSVs of admission and enrollment information about all U.S. colleges, including cost of attendance and room and board charges; selectivity, average SAT/ACT scores, and other admissions considerations; enrollment, retention, and graduation rates by gender, ethnicity, and age; degrees conferred by program and award level; number of students receiving ...
  • IRS Income Tax Data

    Offsite — ZIP Code Area tables for tax years 2002, 2004 and 2005 from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s Statistics of Income (SOI) program, which uses the Federal tax system as a comprehensive source of economic and financial information. Microsoft Excel format. Public domain.
  • Kaiser State Health Facts

    Offsite — Health data on U.S. states, downloadable in Microsoft Excel and tab-delimited ASCII text formats.
  • Kiva API

    Offsite — Set of RESTful web services for fetching public data from the Kiva lending community. JSON and XML formats. No developer registration required. See also: Social Actions API
  • LaborSta

    Offsite — Datasets from the International Labour Organization. CSV format.
  • Law Commons

    Offsite — Source files and information on, the full-text searchable database of U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Appellate case reports. Case reports are downloadable via FTP.
  • Legislative Council of California Bill Index

    Offsite — California legislative data, available in ASCII text.
  • LibraryThing Web Services API

    Offsite — RESTful XML-based API for querying the LibraryThing Common Knowledge database of interesting facts about books. Developer key required. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license. See the announcement on LibraryThing for more information. See also the LibraryThing Books API.
  • Libre Map Project

    Offsite — Free U.S. digital maps and geographic information system (GIS) data. Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 2.0 license.
  • LittleSis API

    Offsite — The LittleSis API exposes the raw data used on the LittleSis website, and consists of basic information about powerful individuals and organizations (“entities”), and the relationships between them. Returns results in XML or JSON. API key required.

    Offsite — Web framework for accessing the 300,000 U.S. federal government documents that comprise the LOUIS database. The documents are scraped daily from the Government Printing Office website,
  • MAPLight Bill Positions API

    Offsite — Query’s original research on supporting and opposing interests for U.S. legislative bills. Returns results in JSON or XML. See also: MAPLight Candidates Financial Summary API and Special Interest Categories and Bill Research.
  • MAPLight Candidates Financial Summary API

    Offsite — Query U.S. House and Senate candidate funding data from See also: Special Interest Categories and Bill Research.
  • Special Interest Categories and Bill

    Offsite — The 400+ interest categories used by, the National Institute on Money in State Politics (Follow the Money) and the Center for Responsive Politics (Open Secrets) to categorize political campaign contributions. Bill research used by MAPLight. Originally contributed by MAPLight to Microsoft Excel and CSV formats. See also: MAPLight API.
  • MassGIS

    Offsite — Geographic and environmental data available for download from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’s Geographic Information System. Base map data includes roads, topographic features, and political boundaries. Other data includes crime and demographic data sliced geographically. MassGIS distributes vector data in Shapefile format and raster (image) data in TIFF, MrSID, JPEG ...