This .NET SDK eases access to U.S. Department of Labor datasets. Employ this SDK to utilize datasets like: workplace injury and illness rates, mine accident info, employment and wages reports, consumer price indexes, Veteran employment data, BLS numbers, and much more. See the API documentation for detailed instructions on how to get started and extensive code samples.
Who ever said that institutions were loathe to change? Well call him up and let him know, the Library of Congress, with their Prints and Photographs API has finally taken the REST API plunge. If this government institution can do it, maybe you can convince the head of your IT department that APIs are a good idea too.
This tutorial by Ryan Praskievicz on RyanPraski.com shows followers how to combine the data tracking power of Google Analytics with the data manipulation of Microsoft Excel by using Google Analytics API and Python to provide more actionable insight into website visitor data.