A growing collection of Web links relevant for this course.

Open Datasets

US Open Government Data (Data.gov), Other Open Government Data Sources

Linked Open Government Data

International Open Government Data Search

the Data Hub, Linked Open Data Cloud datasets

World Bank Open Data

nature.com linked data

Project inspiration / Open Data Challenges

NYC BigApps 3.0

Data.gov showcases

TWC Linked Open Government Data Demos


Background Readings

In addition to the readings recommended for each week of lecture the following background readings may be useful to further advance your conceptual understanding of web information systems and inspire your project ideas:

Important Specifications


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