Many U.S. and international agencies offer free access to data. Use databases to identify key data sources for your topic. Use the primary source of the data to get more detailed or historical data.
Can find what you need? Contact Barbara Mento, Data/GIS Librarian
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Introduction to Data
Amadeus (BC Community) Access extended one more year (6/2014-6/2015)
|Bankscope (BC Community) Access extended one more year (4/2014-4/2015).
Bankscope contains detailed financial information for the following public and private banks: ••Top 8,000 European banks ••Top 14,000 North American banks ••1,000 Japanese banks ••1,200 Russian banks ••Over 5,000 other major banks ••The leading 35 supranational banking and financial organizations. Each bank report contains a detailed consolidated and/or unconsolidated balance sheet, an income statement and interim reports with up to 16 years of information. Bankscope also provides ratings, rating reports, country risk ratings and reports, news and detailed ownership information and bank structures. Access is also provided via WRDS.
Database Trials at Boston College
Check out databases on trial at BC. Includes many different subject areas.
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Help with SPSS, Stata?
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Finding Data /Purchase Recommendations / Data Management Plan Support Contact:
Barbara Mento, Data/GIS Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send any data questions, class instruction requests to :
Advanced Data Research Support Contact:
Rani Dalgin, Data Management Support and SPSS. email@example.com
Please send question regarding statistical software and analysis to: or email firstname.lastname@example.org