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Afrobarometer

Conducts and publishes the results of attitudinal surveys from over a dozen African countries on its website. Surveys cover the following broad areas: Governance, Democracy, Livelihoods, Social Capital, Macro-economics & Markets, Conflict & Crime, Participation, and National Identity. Results may be selected for specific countries and questions within the larger survey. PDF files of Working Papers and Briefing Papers analyzing the results of the data are also freely available for download

Date Coverage:
1999 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

Amadeus

Contains information on close to 23 million companies across Europe. Amadeus can be searched for individual companies or for companies with certain profiles. This resource can also be used for company analysis and searched using parameters such as company name, location, industry & activities and stock exchange. Profile information for companies includes industry research, financial and stock data, intellectual property information, contact information for company leadership and news & deals

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Date varies
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Some Full Text
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ComAnalytics

Provides data about the relative publication performance of individual scholars and of departments of communication (journalism, mass communication, speech, communication studies, media studies, rhetoric, etc.)

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N/A
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Cross-national time-series data archive

A product of the State University of New York (Binghamton), the Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive provides ranges of annual data from 1815 to the present for many countries. Data would be useful to researchers in political science, sociology, economics, business, education, history, and communications (data sets on telegraphs and computer usage are included). The data elements have been collected at regular intervals which allow users to look at what has changed over time

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Data-planet

Provides statistical data from U.S. government publications, state and private sources, and international organizations. Conduct search by keyword(s) and limit results by publishing organization, geographic region, local area, or broad subject. Data may be further restricted by demographic features (age, marital status, industry, etc.)

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Date varies
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Multimedia
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Data.gov

Provides access to publicly available and downloadable datasets, citizen-developed apps, mobile apps, and U.S. government apps. Dataset contributors include federal and state government, universities, non-profits, and other organizations. This site features a searchable data catalog that includes access to raw data and interactive data. Note: by accessing available datasets or tools, you are agreeing to the data policy set by the contributing entity

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Date varies
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Databib

With support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the libraries of Purdue and Pennsylvania State University have collaborated to create Databib: an online, annotated bibliography of research data repositories. It is a great a tool for helping people identify and locate online repositories of research data. Users and bibliographers create and curate records that describe data repositories that users can search

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N/A
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Citations Only
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DataZoa

DataZoa is a universal translator for data series on the Web. This resource gives users the ability to drag-and- drop access to over 3 billion data series in Economics, Health, Energy, Demographics, Finance, and more, from the US and the world. Users can view, analyze, share, download, and create website embeddable charts and tabular displays with this data

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Multimedia
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Direction of trade statistics

Provides figures on the value of merchandise exports and imports by trade partners as well as area and world aggregates showing trade flows between major areas of the world. DOTS provides access to monthly, quarterly and annual trade data from 1948 to 1999 for hundreds of countries along with many geographic areas. Information available as Data Reports. Ability to construct custom searches is also available. Researchers can select countries, years, and export/import. International Monetary Fund

Date Coverage:
1948-present
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Full Text
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EStatement studies

Provides access to the online version of the Annual Statement Studies produced by the Risk Management Association (RMA). eStatement Studies provides composite performance metrics derived directly from the financial statements of financial institutions' borrowers and prospects. It includes Financial Ratios Benchmarks on over 760 industries, Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures. Basic and Advanced search options are available. Searcheable by year, industry, assets, sales, fixed assets, long term debt, gross profit, etc. Risk Management Association (RMA)

Date Coverage:
2003-present
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Full Text
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Eurostat

Provides statistical data, working papers, and news on the European Union, the EU Member States, the euro-zone and other countries collected from institutes of each European Union member state

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N/A
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Full Text

FAOSTAT

Provides access to over 3 million time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture. It contains data for 200 countries and more than 200 primary products related to production, trade, food supply, food balance sheets, food security, prices, resources, forestry, and fisheries as well as more than 200 of the primary works published by the UN such as the FAO Statistical Yearbook and the UN Working Papers

Date Coverage:
1961- a few years ago
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

Provides access to social science data for research and instruction. Maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files. Provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. Established in 1962, ICPSR is an international consortium of academic institutions and research organizations

Date Coverage:
Varies
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International financial statistics

Provides international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. This resource reports, for most countries of the world, current data used for the analysis of problems of international payments, inflation, and deflation; topics/areas covered are exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts. Information is presented in the form of country tables and in tables for area and world aggregates

Date Coverage:
1940 to present
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International Labour Organization

Includes information on the history, structure, mandate, services, and publications of the ILO as well as the text of its constitution, Declaration of Philadelphia, press releases, speeches, fact sheets on current issues, monthly bulletin on legislative labor information by country, and other documents; links to related ILO sites. There are extensive links to external labor-related sites under Resources. Inlcuded here are materials on child labor, human rights, vocational training, occupatioanl safety and health, migration, indigenous cultures, and gender-related issues

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

International Monetary Fund

Features information about the International Monetary Fund including its policies, by-laws, regulations and programs. Provides access to IMF working papers, video clips, country information, data and statistics, and the ability to search major IMF publications

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Key business ratios

Provides selected industry ratios in three major areas: solvency, efficiency, and profitability. Users can search by various means, including SIC code, line of business, asset range, and year. Data can be exported into a spreadsheet for further analysis. Includes latest three years of data that is available. Dun & Bradstreet

Date Coverage:
Latest three years
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Mergent archives

Mergent Archives provide online access to an indexed collection of corporate and industry related reports and documents, including access to the Key Business Ratios (KBR) archives. KBR archives consist of U.S. corporations, partnerships and proprietorships which are publically and privately owned and include all size ranges. Financial norms and business ratios for over 800 different lines of business, classified by SIC code numbers, are contained in the archives. Years covered are 1979-2010. Current years can be found in the Key Business Ratios database which is listed in the library’s databases

Date Coverage:
1979-2010
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Multimedia
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration PubSpace

Contains all peer-reviewed scientific publications and associated data from NASA funded authors and co-authors. Does not include patents, publications that contain material governed by personal privacy, export control, proprietary restrictions, or national security law or regulations. Filter results by article attribute, text availability, publication date, and research funder. Uses PubMed Central interface

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

National Bureau of Economic Research

Contains information about NBER, contact addresses, order and subscription information along with an online order option. Many of the NBER publications are available online as PDF copies, for download and for purchase. This resource provides access to many of the NBER working papers, books, the NBER Reporter and the NBER Digest. There are also links to forthcoming publications and links to other economics sites

Date Coverage:
1920 to present, some datasets back to 1820
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OAIster

Makes available an Open Access Initiative to provide indexing and access to freely available books, journal articles, newspapers, manuscripts, audio files, video files, photographic images, datasets, and theses and dissertations. International in scope. Search by keyword, or use advanced search for author/title/subject search. Results may be limited by format. OCLC

Date Coverage:
All years
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Full Text

PolicyMap

Provides demographic, education, health, geographic data and more. Offers the user the capability of presenting the data visually through maps, tables, and reports. This resource is geared toward non-GIS experts who want to analyze large amounts of data

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Date varies
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RAND state statistics

Offers a variety of statistics for Texas and USA. Statistics are organized into the areas of Business and Economics including employment, unemployment, occupational projections, construction and real estate,retail and taxable sales, gross state product, and airport operating statistics; Population and Demographics; Education including enrollment, enrollment projections, test scores, class size, teacher salaries, district finances; Community including a number of "quality of life" measures, such as crime rates, air quality, traffic, population density, and tax rates; Health and Socioeconomic; and Government Finance. Searchable on the state, city and county levels. National and state (other than Texas) information is available in many areas. RAND

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Science accelerator

Searches across databases compiled by the Department of Energy from 1948 including DOE Data Explorer; DOE Green Energy; DOE R&D Accomplishments; DOE Technology Transfer; DOEpatents; E-print Network; Energy Citations Database Datasets; Energy Science & Technology Software Center; Science Conference Proceedings; Science Journal sConnector; Science Open Access Journals; Science Cinema; and SciTech Connect. Search by Keyword, Title, Author, and Date. Alerts available. Some full text available

Date Coverage:
1990 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Social explorer

Provides access to 220 years of demographic data and 18, 000 maps covering census, economic, election, religion data and more. Users can create thematic and interactive maps using basic GIS and data manipulation. In addition, users can download data or tables and create snapshots of maps

Date Coverage:
1790-current
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Full Text
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Statista

Statista is a portal that integrates thousands of diverse topics of data and facts from a wide range of sources onto a single platform and provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources including agriculture, advertising, health, hospitality, consumer goods, and more. Categorized into market sectors, Statista provides access to quantitative facts on many areas of interest. Sources of information include market researchers, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases

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UN comtrade

Provides international merchandise trade statistics for over 140 countries from 1962 to 2010. Also contains detailed import and export statistics reported by the statistical agencies of almost 200 countries. The database presents annual trade data from national statistics agencies, standardized by the UN Statistics Division. For technical reasons, there is a limit of 50,000 per data query. United Nations

Date Coverage:
1962-2010
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Full Text
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UNdata

Provides a single entry point to locate data from United Nations databases. Users are able to search over 30 UN databases containing over 60 million data points covering agriculture, crime, education, employment, energy, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, human development, industry, information and communication technology, national accounts, population, refugees, tourism, trade, and the Millennium Development Goals indicators. Useful features include Country Profiles, glossaries, and statistical tables which users can download

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Varies
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United Nations Statistics Division

Provides a central website for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, and demographic and social statistics gathered from national and international sources. Some well known statistical databases and publications are available from this site: Statistical Yearbook, InfoNation, UNComtrade (basic access)

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Varies
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Vital statistics on American politics

Provides data on American politics. Subjects covered include elections and political parties, campaign finance and political action committees, public opinion and voting, the media, Congress, the Presidency and executive branch, the judiciary, federalism, foreign and military policy, social policy, and economic policy. SAGE

Date Coverage:
1789-current
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Multimedia
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Web of science. Data citation index

Provides bibliographic references to research data in the areas of Science (1900-present) and Social Science & Humanities (1900-present). Includes Basic Search (by topic, title, author, DOI, document type, etc.), Cited Reference Search, and Advanced Search. Document type includes Repository, Data study, and Data set. Entries include DOI or source URL for access to data. Includes links to related records and journal citations. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Date Coverage:
1900 to present
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World public opinion.org

Provides information and data gathered by worldwide research centers on public opinion on international issues. Datasets to studies produced by the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) are available in the Digital Repository of the University of Maryland (DRUM)

Date Coverage:
Unknown; current
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Full Text

WRDS

Provides a user-friendly unified gateway for obtaining financial and market data for thousands of companies and financial institutions in the U.S. and around the world. Data is provided from the following resources: Amadeus, Compustat Global & EMDB, Compustat North America, CRSP (Center for Research in Securities Prices), Eventus, I/B/E /S (Institutional Brokers Estimates System), NYSE TAQ, Bank Regulatory databases, Blockholders, Fama French Portfolios, FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), Federal Reserve Bank Reports, Penn World Tables, PHLX (Philadelphia Stock Exchange), United Currency Options Market (UCOM), and SEC disclosure of Order Execution. NOTE : Please see login instructions and instructions for account registration

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