Now that the govt shutdown has taken our favorite data websites down, many
of us are searching for alternatives. Here is a list of alternatives from
Opennews call (https://etherpad.mozilla.org/opennews-calls-Oct9
). I am sure
you all can add other sources as well and hopefully will find this useful:
Links describing what's up, down, and alternatives:
- FYI, congress is still up: http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php
- IRE data library
- Quandl has mirrors of some datasets
- IRE maintaining spreadsheet on "Government Data Availability"
- Amazon snapshots of Census data:
- On CensusReporter, all comparison data available in CSV, JSON. E.g.
is furnishing hackers and journalists with public
data during the shutdown:
- Knight granted in the prototype fund a grant to "CrossCloud"
might find interesting solutions on federated data and api calls
- Missouri State Data Center: http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/
for SF and ACS
5628 Burnside Circle
Tallahassee FL 32312