Tag: linked data

US EPA Orders Turn-Off of Open Data Service on 28-Apr-2017

The US Government’s largest civilian linked open data web service is scheduled to go dark at 12noon US ET Friday 28-April 2017. 23-April 2017 — Last week, after numerous conversations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Information (OEI), and various

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How the world’s first Wikidata Visiting Scholar created linked open data for five thousand works of art

  A demonstration of some of the data recorded and converted to Wikidata for each image in the collection. Underlying lithograph by W. Crane, public domain/CC0. The National Library of Wales has been sharing images openly on Wikimedia Commons for

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Digital Science’s GRID Now Available As Linked Open Data

GRID’s extensive database of over 63,000 organisations associated with research is now available as Open Linked Data 15th August, 10:40am UK time   We are pleased to announce that Digital Science’s Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) is now available as

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“Does your data flow like petrol in an engine?” in Swirrl’s Blog

At our recent Data-Driven Decisions event Steve Peters, DCLG’s Open Data Strategist, spoke about his vision for getting data to stick; for… Continue reading on Swirrl’s Blog »

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We need to learn how to search the web of data

Search for the web of data is still in the portal era, but portals do not meet all user needs. Imagine a world where you could search for, find, understand, trust and use data as easily as you can for

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statistics.gov.scot launched

We’re delighted to launch statistics.gov.scot today. statistics.gov.scot is a new site for publishing the data behind our official statistics in Scotland. You can access data by theme, organisation or geography. You can also search for datasets, places or enter your

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Surrey County Council launch linked open data platform

We’re pleased to announce the recent launch of Surrey Open Data – a pilot open data site we’ve been working on with Surrey County Council. The first phase of the project addresses the Local Government Transparency Code. We’re now busy

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Newsletter Issue 2 out now!

The second issue of our email newsletter has hit the mailing list inboxes. We chat about our new short animation about Linked Open Data, our 3-part free webinar series where you can learn all about the fundamental technologies of Linked

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NetworkedPlanet Webinars

We are pleased to announce our second series of training webinars. Following on from the couple of successful webinars we presented last year, Season 2 of the NetworkedPlanet webinars is now three episodes long. In the Introduction to RDF and

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