Tag

size-medium

8 datasets
  • The Homer Multitext Project

    Offsite — Description From home page: > The Homer Multitext project, the first of its kind in Homeric studies, seeks to present the textual transmission of the Iliad and Odyssey in a historical framework. Such a framework is needed to account for the full reality of a complex medium of oral performance that underwent many changes over a long period of time. These changes, as ...
  • GeoCommons

    Offsite — Description Geocommons is a website for uploading and visualizing datasets with a geospatial component (so they can be plotted on a map). Focus is on visualization rather than the data with tagline: “Explore, Create and Share Intelligent Maps and Geographic Data” Openness: PASS- License: all datasets licensed under cc by-sa 3.0 Access: data provided in kml or ...
  • FreeBase

    Offsite — Description “Freebase is an open database of the world’s information. It is built by the community and for the community—free for anyone to query, contribute to, built applications on top of, or integrate into their websites.” Openness: OPEN License: cc-by + GFDL for wikipedia derived part (large). Access: ok but no bulk (perhaps via their query engine API but ...
  • Given Name Frequency Project

    Offsite — Quite a bit of data is available for download but only individually (not in a single file). According to web page have have: > * GINAP – code to standardize given names and correct common problems in name samples. Such standardization is an important step in analysis of given names. > * Popular given names, US 1801 to 1999 – a collection of sets of standardized female ...
  • European State Finance Database

    Offsite — Description From the front page: > An International Project concerned with the collection of the sources and data of European Fiscal History and their interpretation, funded in 1989-90 by the British Academy and in 1990-3 by the Economic and Social Research Council (Award No. R000231968). ©ESFDB March 1995 Openness: Uncertain Access: all data available for ...
  • 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 ...
  • Crocodyl: Collaborative Research on Corporations

    Offsite — Description From home page: > Crocodyl is a collaboration sponsored by CorpWatch, the Center for Corporate Policy and the Corporate Research Project. Our aim is to stimulate collaborative research among NGOs, journalists, activists, whistleblowers and academics from both the global South and North in order to develop publicly-available profiles of the world’s most ...
  • EMDAT - The International Emergency Disasters Database

    Offsite — Description From front page: > Since 1988 the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been maintaining an Emergency Events Database EM-DAT. EM-DAT was created with the initial support of the WHO and the Belgian Government. > > The main objective of the database is to serve the purposes of humanitarian action at national and ...