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  • In an ideal world… In an ideal world we would go in search of a piece of data by using our favorite search engine and we would land on a page with a big download button. It would give you a few options for formats....
  • 20 March 2014 Neil Ashton

    Labs newsletter: 20 March, 2013

    We’re back with a bumper crop of updates in this new edition of the now-monthly Labs newsletter! Textus Viewer refactoring The TEXTUS Viewer is an HTML + JS application for viewing texts in the format of TEXTUS, Labs’s open source platform for collaborating around collections...
  • 04 March 2014 Rufus Pollock

    The SEC EDGAR Database

    This post looks at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) EDGAR database. EDGAR is a rich source of data containing regulatory filings from publicly-traded US corporations including their annual and quarterly reports: All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports,...
  • 20 February 2014 Neil Ashton

    Labs newsletter: 20 February, 2014

    The past few weeks have seen major improvements to the Labs website, another Open Data Maker Night in London, updates to the TimeMapper project, and more. Labs Hangout: today The next Labs online hangout is taking place today in just a few hours—now’s your chance...
  • 30 January 2014 Neil Ashton

    Labs newsletter: 30 January, 2014

    From now on, the Labs newsletter will arrive through a special announce-only mailing list, newsletter@okfnlabs.org, more details on which can be found below. Keep reading for other new developments including the fifth Labs Hangout, the launch of SayIt, and new developments in the vision of...
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