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A good starting place for finding data of all types is Databib. There are also many other data portals listed on the UW Data Resources Guide.
Note: some items below are [UW restricted]
"Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets."
Social-science data and statistics from a variety of sources.
From the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis. Contains 148,000 data series from many different US and International sources. Also see vintage data in ALFRED
and archived news releases in FRASER
Global Financial Data
Economic and financial data covering 150 countries and 6,500 different data series.
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research provides more than 500,000 digital files containing social science research data.
IPUMS provides census and survey data from around the world
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 36 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Formerly a publication of the U.S. Census Bureau and now published by ProQuest, contains a "comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States."
Did you know? You must cite data, just as you would cite information you found in an article, a book, a webpage, or any other format.
Below are some resources to help you cite your data.
If you would like others to cite your data, please contact the ResearchWorks Data Services Team about permanent identifiers for datasets.
Metadata is data that describes your data. Metadata is used to structure actual data sets -- like the column headings of simple tabular data -- as well as to describe features of data sets.
Resources for Data Training
Below are some resources to help you create visuals with your data that will make it understandable and accessible to the rest of the world. For more, visit UW's Data Resources Guide.
Visualization Tools & Resources:
Below are some tutorials that will help you use common tools for data manipulation, use, and management.