Celebrates Third Anniversary

Today marks the third anniversary of the U.S. government’s open data site, The first national open data site, led the way in opening government data around the world. Now 30 countries host open data sites and they are key tools in the global open government movement.

Mash Up the World with!

USA Science Festival Logo.Join us on the National Mall for two days of science fun. This nonprofit festival will showcase 1,500 hands-on interactive activities and 75 stage shows for all ages.

International Open Government Data Conference: A Rousing Success!

The What's New International Open Government LogoExperts from around the world presented on the Semantic Web, Privacy and Security, Geospatial Innovations, Mobile Apps, E-Democracy, and more. Find their presentations here.

Join the conversation in our new Open Data Community launched at the Conference.

Tsunami Warning

Map of recent earthquakes.Real-time alerts and data related to the tsunami and earthquake off the coast of Japan.

Sunshine Week

March 13-19, 2011, is Sunshine Week, an international event that focuses on helping to open government data and information and freedom of information activities. In honor of Sunshine Week, introduces the new community and in the Classroom campaign. Stay tuned for more new initiatives this week!

Introducing Data.Gov Next Generation

A picture of the Next starts an exciting new chapter in its evolution to make government data more accessible and usable than ever before. The data catalog website that broke new ground just two years ago, is once again redefining the Open Data experience.