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Who can use the data?
Anyone can use the DMOZ data. It is available to the general public and 100% free to use. However, you must agree to the DMOZ License. All DMOZ data users must provide attribution on pages of their site that use or display DMOZ data. This attribution is described in the license agreement.
What format is the data in?
DMOZ provides its data for download using the Resource Description Framework (RDF), an XML format. See for general information about RDF.
Where can I download the data?
The data is available at
How do I use the data?
Once you download the RDF, you'll need to supply your own script to parse it. The currently used tags can be found at
Are there tools available for analyzing the data?
Check out some of the sites located under the following category for RDF tools: Computers: Internet: Searching: Directories: DMOZ: Use of ODP Data: Upload Tools.
How often is the data updated?
A new RDF is created every Sunday with all updates from the previous week's editing.
Where do I go for further information?
In addition to the above, you may find the following links helpful: