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POLI 170: Research Methods in Political Science: Datasets


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ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Covers a wide range of disciplines and areas of study within the social sciences and is especially strong regarding politics and elections. These datasets can be freely downloaded to your computer for analysis with a statistical software package such as SPSS, SAS, or Stata.

Social Science Data Resources
Provides links to a wide array of social science data archives.

Provides access to statistics and some datasets from over 100 federal agencies.


Last Revised by Sophia Neuhaus on September 2, 2010

Social Sciences and Government Information Librarian