A guide to online statistical and data resources available through the Smith College Libraries.
- ProQuest Statistical Insight (formerly LexisNexis)
Indexes statistical information from several sources.
- Statistical Datasets [Data-Planet]
Requires updated Java. Interactive access from licensed & public domain sources. Browse, search, view, export data.
- GSS website
GSS contains a standard 'core' of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest, covering 1972-2012.
The gateway to statistics from U.S. federal agencies.
- ICPSR Data Archive
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. Data, documentation and links to related literature. Access provided by Smith College.
- Social Explorer. 1790+
Easy access to demographic information about the U.S. Create a personal account to enable full access off-campus.
- World Bank Data Catalog. 1960+
Includes World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Africa Development Indicators, Education Statistics, etc.
- Ancestry (Library Edition)
Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus material on other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.
These guides provide starting points for locating and downloading statistics and data. Visit these sites for areas of coverage.