Quickly navigate the billions of points of data contained in the Data-Planet repository, representing ~5,000 datasets covering thousands of geographic entities. With Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference, users can quickly search and view charts, maps, and rankings of time series at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, and census-tract/block group levels. All of the data are drawn from authoritative sources and are citable. The product provides high-level summary information as well as detailed line item views. Available Datasets and Sources Guide to using Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference (PDF)
Extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data-Planet repository contains more than 90 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over two billion time series in Data-Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. There are up to 2 billion charts, maps, views, rankings, time series and tables available for use in the Data-Planet repository. All of the data have been standardized and structured, and described with up to 37 fields of metadata, including a controlled vocabulary. Available Datasets and Sources Guide to using Statistical Datasets (PDF)
The Data Sources @ Hamline page highlights Bush Library's subscription products, as well as free data sources available to our student and faculty researchers.
Only sources which include interactive data query applications and tools, such as data libraries and external database management systems which are accessed through a server, are listed on this guide.
Researchers seeking pre-packaged statistics may be able to locate those on our other research guides, in the library catalog, and through general internet searching. For assistance, contact a Bush Librarian.
American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys. For more information see Using FactFinder and What We Provide.
They collect and house data on the Population and Housing Census, Economic Census, Census of Governments, American Community Survey, and Economic Indicators. They produce popular publications such as the Statistical Abstract of the United States, and the Historical Statistics of the United States.
Contains extensive collections of time series data on education, gender, health nutrition, population, poverty, inequality, development, financial statistics and business regulations. The World Bank currently has three different APIs to provide access to different data sets.
These topic areas are covered: economic trends and developments, including population, industrial production indices, price indices, employment and earnings, energy, manufacturing, transport, construction, international merchandise trade, finance and national accounts.
OECD iLibrary contains all the publications and datasets released by OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. This subscription product offers some free data sets.
The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS-USA) consists of more than fifty high-precision samples of the American population drawn from fifteen federal censuses and from the American Community Surveys of 2000-2010. IPUMS data also includes harmonized income and occupation variables.
This beta program, works similar to Google Scholar, in that it searches for datasets that you can access, as well as those you cannot (without a fee, or membership in the organization). It only includes data sources that are described by their owners in the schema open source standard. Primarily made up of environmental and social sciences, as well as data from other disciplines including government data and data provided by news organizations.