The following documents related to open government data are ordered chronologically starting with the newest.
Davies, Alysia and Dara Lithwick. Government 2.0 and Access to Information: 1. Recent Developments in Proactive Disclosure and Open Data in Canada. April 15, 2010.
Orszag, Peter S. Open Government Directive (USA). December 8, 2009.
Brown, Gordon. Speech on Smarter Government (address by the U.K. Prime Minister). December 7, 2009.
U.K. Treasury. Putting the Frontline First: Smarter Government. December 2009. (See public data principles on page 26.)
Bennett, Daniel and Adam Harvey. Publishing Open Government Data (W3C Working Draft). September 8, 2009.
Congressional Research Service. Access to Government Information In the United States. August 31, 2009. Report 97-71.
Tauberer, Joshua. Building a Civic Semantic Web in Nodalities. August 2009.
Department of Broadband, Communications, and the Digital Economy, Australian government. Australia's Digital Economy: Future Directions.
July 14, 2009.
Association of Government Accountants. Recovery and the Transparency Initiative (Annual CFO Survey). July 2009.
Berners-Lee, Tim. Putting Government Data Online. June 24, 2009.
Lovley, Erika. The government has a database for most everything. Politico. June 24, 2009.
Marsh, Jennifer. Our recommendations for increasing citizens' access to government information.
Google Public Policy Blog. June 22, 2009.
Tauberer, Joshua. Open Data is Civic Capital: Best Practices for Open Government Data. May 19, 2009.
Webcontent.gov, U.S.A. government. Provide Appropriate Access to Data, accessed April 4, 2009.
Gorman, Sean. "Information as a Public Good" in Intergovernmental Solutions Newsletter: Transparency and Open Government (Spring 2009),
p1. 2009. GSA Office of Citizen Services and Communications, U.S.A.
Stephenson, W. David. "Unfettered Access to Data Can Transform Government" in Intergovernmental Solutions Newsletter: Transparency and Open Government (Spring 2009),
p6. 2009. GSA Office of Citizen Services and Communications, U.S.A.
Association of Computing Machinery. Recommendation on Open Government. February 2009.
Sunlight Foundation. Principles for Transparency in Government. February 2009.
Office of Science and Technology Policy, U.S.A. government. Harnessing the Power of Digital Data for Science and Society: Report of the Interagency Working Group on Digital Data
to the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council. January 2009.
League of Technical Voters. Citability.org. 2009.
Uhlir, Paul F. The socioeconomic effects of public sector information on digital networks: Workshop Summary.
U.S. National Committee for CODATA Board on Research Data and
Information Policy and Global Affairs. 2009.
Robinson, David G., Yu, Harlan, Zeller, William P. and Felten, Edward W. Government Data and the Invisible Hand. 2009. Yale Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 11, p. 160.
Washington, DC Data Catalog. 2009.
OECD. Recommendation on Public Sector Information. April 30, 2008.
Open Government Working Group convened in November 2007 in Sebastopol, California, USA. Eight Principles of Open Government Data. November 2007.
Mayo, Ed and Tom Steinberg. The Power of Information: An independent review. June 2007.
Open Knowledge Foundation. Open Knowledge Definition. 2006.
Office of Management and Budget, U.S.A. government. Policies for Federal Agency Public Websites (M-05-04). December 17, 2004.
Uhlir, Paul F. Policy guidelines for the development and promotion of government public domain information. UNESCO guidelines. 2004.
Office of Management and Budget, U.S.A. government. Circular A-130. February 8, 1996.
American Library Association. Key Principles of Open Government. Date unknown.
Cornell University Library. Digital Preservation Management. Date unknown.