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Finding Social Science Data for Research : Finding datasets & statistics on Libraries Web Site

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

Finding datasets & statistics on the Libraries Web Site

A) From Libraries Web Site "Databases" list:

1. On Libraries Web Site, click "Find" in upper left corner.

2. Select "Databases."

3. Under "Browse Databases By", click "Type."

4. Click "Datasets" or "Statistics."


B) From Subject Guides:

1. On Libraries Web Site, click "Research Guides" in upper right portion of page.

2. Click "Subject Guides."

3. Click "Datasets" or "Statistics"


Click "Enter Search Words" box on the right, type search words, and click "Search."

Subject specialists

Please contact one of us if you need assistance in finding social science data.

Lu ChouSenior Special LibrarianDISC

Thomas DurkinAnthropology, Folklore, & Sociology Librarian

Charlie FissSenior Special LibrarianDISC

Beth HarperGovernment Information Reference LibrarianMemorial Library