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Finding Social Science Data for Research : Local

This research guide provides an introduction to using campus resources, government agencies, and consortia like ICPSR for finding and obtaining social science data.

Local Statistics

  • GetFacts - A powerful tool that can be used to find and visualize demographic data from the state of Wisconsin. Note: Some parts of this tool are still under development.
  • UW-Madison Applied Population Lab - The Applied Population Laboratory (APL) is a group of research and outreach professionals in the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • WISH: Wisconsin Interactive Statistics on Health - Definitions are listed under each topic.