LOD Cloud Growing

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Linked Open Data Cloud is growing. The new diagram as of April 2014 shows this development, compared to 2011 (diagram below).

Linked Data Cloud 2014

2014-07-26LODCloudDiagram

In the government sector growth is especially visible with the geospatial reference portal provided by the Office for National Statistics ONS.

‘The ONS linked data portal is the access point for information on statistical geographies required to support the use of official statistics. It is designed to allow users to discover, view and use geospatial data.’

Other statistical data portals are now visible too. Linked data become a new standard. So data.admin.ch by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (BFS), IMF, FAO, Worldbank or Eurostat.

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Linked Data Cloud 2011

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