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The following sites provide resources of interest to GAIN, pleasse add your own.

W3C Semantic Web The Semantic Web Standards from W3C provides a viable platform for the Data Cloud
OMGThe architecture, modeling and MDA standards of the OMG provide a basis for understanding information, process, service and other architectures published to the Data Cloud
Semantic Community The semantic community brings together resources for open government
Linked DataLinked Data is about using the Web to connect related data that wasn't previously linked, or using the Web to lower the barriers to linking data currently linked using other methods. More specifically, Wikipedia defines Linked Data as "a term used to describe a recommended best practice for exposing, sharing, and connecting pieces of data, information, and knowledge on the Semantic Web using URIs and RDF."
http://www.Data.govThe purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
oeGOVoeGOV is making and publishing W3C OWL ontologies for eGovernment. This initiative is born out of the idea: "Use small OWL ontologies to model recovery and deploy across all government" posted at and Tim Berners-Lee's vision of "Linked Open Data".
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