Offers research strategies for finding data in general and select broad subject areas.
Boston College Commercial Subscriptions
Boston College purchases many major data sets for use across disciplines. Larger data sets are generally available in SPSS, Excel, SAS or Stata formats. Search for and download data directly from the following key data resources as a staring point :
Index to local, national and international intergovernmental statistical publications from 1983 to the present. Includes citation information with large number of pdf or spreadsheet downloads available.
Time series data from licensed and public domain datasets including key government data. Areas covered include: economic indicators, banking, crime, employment, environment, health, housing, industry, pricing and cost of living, transportation data and many more topics. Incudes International Monetary Fund Data. Download data in spreadsheet format with some shapefiles for Geographic Information Systems..