Posts Tagged: JSON

Publishing Government Data That Developers Will Actually Use

Despite increasing public support (as well as a number of executive mandates) publishing public data in a machine-readable format is not as simple as pressing the “publish” button. Why? Equally important as exposing the information itself is fostering a vibrant developer ecosystem around it. By making the publishing agency, not the public, responsible for making… Read more »

Government Agency Names and Statutes as Linked Data, via LC Name Authority File

The Library of Congress has made available the LC Name Authority File as Linked Data. The data are available in several formats, including RDF/XML, N-Triples, and JSON. Of particular interest to the legal informatics community is the fact that the Linked Data version of the LC Name Authority File includes records for names of very… Read more »