Online Data Sets and Resources
The links below provide websites with data sets, and websites that can help you manage and use data.
Access Washington: Washington State government information and services
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Data, statistics, and information on diseases provided by the U.S. government
The Center for Social Science Computation and Research: Located at UWS, has a searchable data archive
CIA – The World Factbook: Contains data on the world’s countries
Data.gov: The home of the U.S. Government’s open data
Data.kingcounty.gov: The home of King County’s open data
Data.seattle.gov: The home of Seattle’s open data
Data.wa.gov: The home of Washington State’s open data
Energy.gov: Open source energy data
FedStats: The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies
Human Development Reports: Reports from the United Nations Development Program
NOAA Climate.gov: Climate maps and data
National Archives: Database of records from many sources
National Center for Education Statistics: A database of data tools and resources
NSF National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics: Information, databases and other resources about statistics
ProQuest International Datasets: Database for research, datasets, and other resources
U.S.A. Trade Online: U.S. Merchandise trade data
U.S. Census Bureau Data: United States census data
U.S. Department of Agriculture: Economic research service data
U.S. Department of Commerce: Bureau of Economic Analysis.
U.S. Department of Education: Data and research about education in the United States
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Data: Statistical reports and machine readable data sets
U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor statistics
U.S. Department of Transportation: Research and statistics on transportation in the United States
U.S. Department of the Treasury: Data and charts center for the United States treasury
UW Bothell Library Data Services: Physical and virtual resources for finding, analyzing, visualizing, and managing data
UW Seattle Library Statistical Data Guide: International Inter-Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations
The Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship: Advice on citation of data.
Guidelines for Effective Graphics, tutorial on the Kaiser Family Foundation website
Guidelines for Good Statistical Graphics in Excel, from the Statistical Services Centre at the University of Reading
Guidelines for Statistical Graphs, from the Energy Information Administration
UW Bothell Library Data and Data Visualization Guide: Find Data, Visualize Data, and Citing Data.
UW Bothell QSC Software Tutorials: Bloomberg, Excel, GIS, and SPSS.
UW Bothell QSC Statistics Refresher: Contains a refresher document and videos from Dr. Collins.
UW Library Data Management Guide: Data Management Plans, Organization and Format, Sharing and Storage, and Guides, Books, Journals and More.