The Library of Congress Data Exploration API allows developers to access and integrate the collections data of the Library of Congress with other applications and to create new applications. The main API method is returning data from the Library of Congress collection. Library of Congress is the congressional library for the United States.
We saw earlier this year that the Government category was one of the most popular API categories within our directory. But what sections of government and what kinds of data are being made available via API? In this article we look at the ten most popular categories related to government APIs.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. Big Data and Data Analytics APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Games, Healthcare, Bitcoin, and Classifieds. Highlights include Google's Dialogflow Natural Language Processing APIs and Binance's cryptocurrency platform APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.