Roundup: New Datasets, Databases, and Related Resources
Tax Breaks: First National Database of Incentive Programs for Film and TV Production (via USA Today Network)
The USA Today Network surveyed every state in the nation on its film-incentive program and created the first national database that shows how much each film and show received in tax breaks and incentives. Thirty-five states allocate more than $1.3 billion a year in tax breaks to films and television shows, but the review found limited public information in some states about their programs, but also found big bucks shelled out at a time when a record number of television shows and movies being made in the U.S.
Minneapolis Police Use of Force Data Now Online (via MPR) ||| Direct to MPD Data Dashboard
Early Meteorological Records From Latin-America and the Caribbean During the 18th And 19th Centuries (via Scientific Data)
New Interactive Map of Worldwide Croplands Supports Food and Water Security (via USGS) ||| Direct to Interactive Map
USGS Announces Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD)
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.