Data.gov

May 21, 2009
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(This article was first published on CYBAEA Data and Analysis, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

I am always on the lookout for useful data sources for training in statistics, so I am excited that Data.gov has opened for business. The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the US Government.

This is a great initiative which I look forward to explore when I am not in a tiny airport at 3 am (but hey: they have free wifi) and which I hope other countries will take up.

Are there other catalogues of data sets that you use?

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