Recent Data Resources
We now have full access to the following databases:
SAGE Stats provides extensive social science data covering geographies within the United States and spans topics such as healthcare, crime, education, employment, religion, and government finances. Use the built-in data visualization tools or export the raw data for analysis in your statistical software of choice.
CEIC Data provides macroeconomic time series data for Asian countries and some non-Asian countries. Hesburgh Libraries' subscription includes China Premium Data. Topics include national accounts, production and productivity, sales, orders, inventories and shipments, construction and properties, tourism, transport and telecommunication, government finance and debt, financial and capital market, labor market, price levels, etc. Restrictions: Access is limited to 5 users at a time.
- You must be on a Notre Dame IP address to access these resources.
Data and statistics -- what's the difference?
Datasets are sets of raw numbers that need to be manipulated to produce information. Statistics have already been analyzed to produce specific bits of information -- a table, a graph, a chart, a percentage.
What are data services?
I help students and faculty find and use data in various social science disciplines. I'm available for class instruction as well as consulting one-on-one in person or via e-mail.
See also the software available in the Center for Social Research statistical computing lab.