Datasets & Statistics

Recent Data Resources

We now have access to Statista

Statista provides access to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries

Looking for a digital repositories for research data?  Try Databib.

Databib, developed by librarians at Purdue University, can be used to find a repository to store your own data, or help you locate research data that others have created. 

From their website:

Databib attempts to address these needs for the research community, including:

  • data users
  • data producers
  • publishers and professional societies
  • librarians
  • research funding agencies


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.

Computing Resources

Check the OIT's page for Windows and Mac software currently loaded in the Clusters.

The Center for Digital Scholarship has a wide range of software on its machines, including Stata SE 13, SAS, Stat Transfer, and ArcGIS.

See also the software available in the Center for Social Research statistical computing lab.


Last Update: 17 Mar 12:26 | Tagged with: social science data statistics