Introducing “Get Your Open Data on”

Dec 10, 2014 logo with AMerican flag is the central clearinghouse for open data from the United States federal government. It also provides access to many local government and non-federal open data resources. But how does this data get on to does not host data directly, but rather aggregates metadata about open data resources in one centralized location. In addition to’s recent webinars on how harvests data, the team has created a living resource to explain in further detail how data must be structured to connect to the pipeline. This resource includes an overall overview of the pipeline, further resources and tools and an FAQ. It also explains in detail what metadata is required for federal, federal geospatial, and non-federal data sources.

Read How to Get Your Open Data on to learn how to get your open data federated on for greater discoverability and impact.