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Publicly Available UK Datasets

In Scotland specifically, I would suggest that you have a look at: Statistics.gov.scot - a very decent repository of publicly available data in Scotland, a lot of spatially aggregated. UK NOMIS - ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

Try https://geovation.uk/data-sources/ for a pretty comprehensive list of links to sources with crime data, retail data, consumer data, transport data and government data. You can also refer to this ...
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Save Scraped Data to an Open Database

A quick an easy way to provide open access to your scraped data would be pushing it to GitHub or another easily accessible online repo in a text format (CSV/TSV or JSON if it's less structured -- this ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

Just to add, Northern Ireland now has its own Open Data Portal: https://www.opendatani.gov.uk/
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

The Royal Economic Society has a list of data links: http://www.res.org.uk/view/dataResources.html The American Economic Association lists the Bank of England, HM Treasury, and National Statistics ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

The UK has an open data portal: https://data.gov.uk/ London has one of the most comprehensive open data portals: http://data.london.gov.uk/ Additionally, you'll find regions and cities have their ...
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A database of open databases?

Google Dataset Search https://toolbox.google.com/datasetsearch A recent tool in beta. Blogpost FAQ Guidelines for developers (get your data indexed)
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Has CKAN been used as a data portal for any Open Science initiatives by an academic institution?

Not sure of any specific Open Science initiative, but looking at the organizations on datahub.io, just in the first page of results, I see two or three academic organizations posting. datahub ...
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Publicly Available UK Datasets

Some interesting UK sites with data not yet mentioned are: The Health and Social Care Information Centre (soon to be renamed NHS Digital) which make a wide range of health-related data available on ...
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Combining (aggregating) county data

Census has Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas https://www.census.gov/population/metro/ as well as Combined Statistical Areas (CSA): https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/webatlas/csa.html ...
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Seeking source of curated/cleansed data for 2016 Canadian Census?

I've run into this problem as well and have opted not to use the aggregated data in some cases because of how badly it's formatted. If you have access through a Canadian university, I`d highly ...
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What are examples of open data platforms for government, with support for Arabic language?

For Europe I would point you to the OpenDataMonitor project website. As pointed out "best" is not really an objective measure. The project also has a know-how site which may have further information....
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A database of open databases?

Check out data.world - we're a social network for data people, and are building the world’s most collaborative, abundant, and meaningful data resource. If you don't see what you're looking for, you ...
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A database of open databases?

Google Custom Search for Data Google Custom Search across 200+ data publishers and data repositories: https://cse.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=002720237717066476899:v2wv26idk7m It's compatible with ...
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How to publish real-time open data

Simpler than using a big framework for a single file is just to create a simple CSV file format (datetime, value) and then set up a GitHub repository to host the file. You can then use a tool like ...
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A database of open databases?

Add to the list the Github repo Awesomedata/awesome-public-datasets (and also check out the Complementary Collections section, which links other lists/resources.) At the time of this answer, the ...
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