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Data & Statistics: Get Started

Methods of obtaining data, analyzing and summarizing it, and drawing inferences from data samples by the use of probability theory.

Where Do I Get Data?

Start by considering the sources below, and contact a research librarian to learn more. 


What Are You Looking For?

Statistics on the US population or various cities and states?

Information on employment or occupations?

General statistics about different aspects of American life?

Economic, societal, or development data for other countries?

Survey data and opinion polls?

Something else?

More data sources are under the Finding Data tab as well as other categories in this guide.

Who Can Help With Data?

Get help with all aspects of your data project from the Data Librarian, Kara Kugelmeyer (

Still looking for help? There are a number of people on campus who can help you connect with and use data for your research projects.

Help With Statistics

More Data Resources

Other research guides that target data:

Additional data sources are listed under research guides for specific subject areas.

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