Open Data on Seattle.Gov

Open Data Resources

Metadata Template Document - A word document that serves as a template for providing metadata about a dataset.

How to publish - A pdf walking through the steps to creating and publishing a dataset

Video Library - A series of videos to introduce the basics with using data.seattle.gov

Dataset Selection and Risk Analysis - A word document with a formal process to evaluate dataset candidates for publishing on data.seattle.gov

Additional Resources from Socrata

Socrata is a key component to Seattle's Open Data initiative. Socrata provides the platform that data.seattle.gov is hosted on.

  • Socrata Support Site - Socrata's support site features a knowledge base and forums for additional support using the platform.
  • Socrata Developer Site - Documents and resources for developers looking to leverage Socrata's Open Data API