This library guide will give you a brief introduction to resources you can use to find social science data for your research. It will guide you in finding resources that list possible data sources, navigating ICPSR, and mining citations from other research articles to help you find data.
This video explores how data visualization can help solve complex data science problems. It examines a number of visuals encountered in data science, such as bar charts, line charts, heat maps, histograms, scatter plots, wordclouds, and bubble charts. Also learn which libraries to use in Python and Julia to assist with data visualization.
The Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Centers of Excellence have developed new approaches, methods, software tools and related resources including publications, data standards, and educational resources to advance Big Data Science in their relevant biomedical area of focus.
From Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC) - The information on this page is intended to serve as an introduction to the topics of data science, data literacy, data management, data sharing, and research reproducibility. Though the emphasis is on health data, information from the broad data science community is included.
NNLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery has been developed to foster learning and collaboration in data science. In order to support sharing, curating, and annotating biomedical data, NNLM RD3 serves as a resource for librarians, library students, information professionals, and interested individuals to learn about and discuss: library roles in data science; fundamentals of domain sciences; emerging trends in supporting biomedical research.
DATA2020 is an interactive database system developed by staff of the Division of Health Promotion Statistics at the National Center for Health Statistics, and contains the most recent monitoring data for tracking Healthy People 2010.
The Data Catalog Collaboration Project (DCCP) helps researchers make their own data discoverable, and locate usable biomedical data that is not readily accessible elsewhere online. The DCCP is a collaboration of academic libraries working to highlight institutional biomedical research data using an open source catalog.
For nearly 3 decades, America’s Health Rankings has provided an analysis of national health on a state-by-state basis by evaluating a historical and comprehensive set of health, environmental and socioeconomic data to determine national health benchmarks and state rankings.
Dartmouth Atlas Project has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians.
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States. The indicators featured in the Data Book are also available in the Data Center.
EMBL-EBI makes the world’s public biological data freely available to the scientific community via a range of services and tools, perform basic research and provide professional training in bioinformatics.
The United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) is a metadata registry of healthcare-related data standards funded and directed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) with management support in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.