Statistics for the Social Sciences: Finding datasets and scholarly research articles.
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2013
The information in these pages will help you:
- find statistics in library databases
- find articles in scholarly journals with results of statistical studies and experiments
- find reference sources to define and explain concepts in your textbook
- Contact reference librarians for research assistance.
The following library resources will provide access to statistical summaries, as well as datasets.
- Statistical Insight
Provides indexing and links to statistical information from international agency, federal, state, and local governmental statistical publications. Includes information from selected business and professional publications containing statistics.
- RAND Texas
More than 110 databases of statistics information--much of it available at the national, state, county, and city levels--in the categories of business and economics, community, education, energy and environment, government finance, health and socioeconomic, and population and demographics.
- OECD iLibrary
Journals, books, and statistics from the Organization for Economic Development (OECD). Special emphasis on international economics, development and health; country economics, and agriculture. More than 45 different statistical databases, with internationational coverage.