Data Sources

Up and Running with Public Datasets (Lynda.com)
This course contains short videos on accessing and using specific public data sources such as US Census, SEC, World Bank, and more. Don’t forget, in addition to publicly available data, the library subscribes to additional data to help meet researchers’ needs.

Tutorials and guides on how to use selected data resources:

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Roper Center Public Opinion Archives

U.S. Census, Population and Economic Data

Tutorials and guides on data processing:

For help finding data you need, using data, or for more information contact Wendy Mann, wmann@gmu.edu

Looking for Data?

Need data for a research project? Check out:

Best Places to Start list of frequently used data sources.