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Information Asset Register - UK

Type

Dataset

Link

http://www.opsi.gov.uk/iar/

Source

Ckan.net

The UK Governments Information Asset Register (IAR) managed by OPSI (Office of Public Sector Information). From the website:

The IAR lists information resources held by the UK Government, concentrating on unpublished resources. In doing so it enables users to identify, from one single source, the information held in a wide variety of government departments, agencies and other organisations. inforoute is a key part of the Governments agenda for freeing up access to official information.

As of 2007-08-09 at least 111k items in the register.

Openness


    Access: Not fully open. Access via a web form query interface but no database dump or automated way of getting access to the information.


    License: No license specified. Note that here the information at issue is the metadata in the register not the actual items referred to by the register.
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