Social Science Research Data

Note: Data sets available through the following sites generally include individual responses to surveys, and need to be analyzed using a statistics software program like SPSS.

  • ICPSR (Inter-univeristy Consortium for Political and Social Research)
    Research data sets gathered by governments, academic researchers, non-profit organizations and other organizations. Data sets generally include individual responses to surveys, and need to be analyzed using a program like SPSS. See the guide to using ICPSR compiled by the SSRIC.
    Note: To access these data using the Stanislaus subscription, go through this web page or use the URL: http://library.csustan.edu/s/purl.php?409

 

  • Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
    One of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The data sets begin in the 1930's, and represent all U.S. states and over 50 other nations. Data sets generally include individual responses to surveys, and need to be analyzed using a program like SPSS. See the guide to using Roper compiled by the SSRIC.
    Note: To access these data using the Stanislaus subscription, go through this web page or use the URL: http://library.csustan.edu/s/purl.php?411