The following techniques and resources utilizing the Data.gov catalog can be useful in the discovery and tracking of new open datasets and resources released U.S Federal Government.
The techniques/resources listed below are only a few ideas to get at this type of material. In other words, in no way, shape, or form is this a comprehensive list.
1. To see EVERYTHING added to Data.gov as it enters the database click the search button but do not include any keywords (aka “null set” search). Then, sort results by date added.
You can also continue and limit using one or more of the facets listed on the left side of the page.
Clicking these links will run a live search of Data.gov data catalog database limited to ONLY the datasets provided by the specific agency and for a specific month. The page is updated daily. Search results can also be sorted by date added. The default sort is relevance.
3. Federal Agency/Sub-Agency/Publisher Participation Chart
Includes total number of datasets and date of last addition. Agency/sub-agency names are hyperlinked/searchable. The page is updated daily.