Data on the net
Social Science Gateways on the Net

Anthropology Resource Page (University of South Dakota)
This page provides access to a variety of information about all aspects of anthropology. Much here emphasizes USD's location on the northern Great Plains. Most items relate to the archaeology of the region, but there are links to many other sources. Original material is added frequently.

ArchNet (University of Connecticut, Anthropology Dept.)
"ArchNet provides access to archaeological resources available on the Internet. Information is categorized by geographic region and subject."

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
This site includes Statistical Releases including G.5 Foreign Exchange Rates (monthly), G.17 Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization, G.19 Consumer Credit, H.3 Aggregate Reserves of Depository Institutions and the Monetary Base, H.4.1 Factors Affecting Reserve Balances, H.6 Money Stock, Liquid Assets, and Debt Measures, H.8 Assets and Liabilities of Insured Domestically Chartered and Foreign-Related Banking Institutions, H.10 Foreign Exchange Rates (weekly), H.15 Selected Interest Rates, and Z.7 Flow of Funds Summary Statistics. Also at this site are listings of other Fed data available through the Commerce Department, the "Beige Book" (summary of commentary on current economic conditions by federal reserve district) and links to related web sites including: Federal Reserve Banks, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

BUBL (University of Strathclyde)
BUBL (originally "bulletin board for libraries") is one of the best subject guides to the Internet, providing access to WWW and gopher sites in an alphabetical subject arrangement and in Universal Decimal Classification order. The BUBL Information Service is funded as a national information service by the Joint Information Systems Committee of the Higher Education Funding Councils of England, Scotland and Wales and the Department of Education for Northern Ireland. It is a gateway to more than the Social Sciences.

Business and Economics, Numeric Data (Larry Schankman)
Starting Points, Best Sources, more. Excellent collection of pointers.

Campaign Finance Contributions to members of U.S. Congress (Project Vote Smart)
For each state, a list of Senators and House Members; for each one the following kinds of information are available: campaign finance information, Biographical Data and Political Experience, Committees, Stands on the Issues, Voting Record -- Sampler, Performance Evaluations by Special Interest Groups, How to Contact.

Census and Demographic Information (Larry Schankman)
A very nice collection of the "best" of demographic data on The Internet focused on, but not limited to Pennsylvania and Tioga County, USA.

Census Bureau (US), State Data Centers
Since 1978, the State Data Center (SDC) Program has provided training and technical assistance in accessing and using Census data for research, administration, planning, and decisionmaking by the government, the business community, university researchers, and other interested data users. The Business and Industry Data Center (BIDC) Program, initiated in 1988, supports the business community by expanding SDC services to government, academic, and non-profit organizations that directly serve businesses. This pages lists links to the Census State Data Center web sites.

The Center for International Health Information (CIHI)
CIHI's purpose is to provide timely, reliable, and accurate information on the Population, Health, and Nutrition (PHN) sector in developing countries for USAID. Data here include: The Health Statistics Database (HSD) which tracks a variety of indicators of health status, population dynamics, nutritional status, use of population health and nutrition (PHN) services, behavior, knowledge, and PHN sector resources including Infant Mortality Rate, Under-Five Mortality Rate, Fertility Rate, and Contraceptive Prevalence Rate; The Health Statistics Reports (selected health and demographic statistics are brought together from multiple sources to provide an overview of health and population conditions in a given developing country; each report contains a summary table presenting current available data on demographic, child survival, and other health indicators, a variety of tables and graphs providing historical time series for some of the major indicators, and a series of graphs comparing current data for a given country with available data for the country's region, its income group, and for developing countries in general; each report concludes with notes on the data and a comprehensive list of sources cited). There are also lists of publications and links to related sites. The Center for International Health Information (CIHI) is a USAID information management activity operated by Information Management Consultants, Inc., of McLean, Virginia, in conjunction with the International Science and Technology Institute (ISTI) and The Futures Group (FUTURES).

Central Banking Resource Center (Mark Bernkopf)
Mark Bernkopf describes himself as having served at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and at the White House and as being now an international consultant based in Arlington, Virginia, USA. He describes his site as designed to benefit bankers, economists, academics, policymakers, regulators, financial journalists, consultants and others. Coverage of this page includes: Central Banks of the World, Multilateral Financial Institutions, Research and/or Training Establishments, Resources on Electronic Cash and the Monetary System, and Conferences. Brief information about each bank is included as well as links to www sites of about and about the banks.

Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) (UK)
The main purpose of the centre is to undertake research on the impacts of gobal environmental change (climate change, loss of biological diversity and habitat, trans-national pollution) and to feed the results of this work into the policy making process. The social science analysis acts as a bridge between existing scientific research and knowledge and guidance for policy directed at the mitigation of environmental problems in both developed and developing economies. The core interdisciplinary research programme has three main foci: global warming, conservation of biological diversity, and institutional adaptation to global environmental change. This web site includes lists of reports, working papers and projects along with information about who to contact. Its Useful Internet Addresses page lists web sites of environmental and research groups. CSERGE is located at the twin sites of University of East Anglia (UEA) and University College London (UCL). The core programme of research is supported by long-term funding from the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). CSERGE is an integral part of the Global Environmental Change Programme based at Sussex University.

Clearinghouse for Social Sciences Subject-Oriented Bibliographies (Australian National University)
This document, edited by Dr T.Matthew Ciolek of Australian National University, keeps track of thematic bibliographies of value/significance to researchers in the field of widely defined social sciences, Asian-Pacific Studies and humanities. Goal is to compile a world-wide library of the best specialist research tools by tapping your expertise and knowledge about these resources, and in turn we wish to share them here as a cohesive collection with the Internet community at large.


Coombspapers - ANU Social Sciences Anon. FTP Archive (Australian National University)
Simplified access to the Coombspapers Social Sciences Research Data Bank - an anon.ftp archive. The archive was established to act as an electronic repository of the social science & humanities papers, bibliographies, directories, theses abstracts and other high-grade research material produced (or deposited) at the Research Schools of Social Sciences & Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, Canberra. In November 1995 Coombspapers electronic research collection comprised 2026 ASCII files totalling 72.0 Mb of data.
Search the archive:

Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (COPAFS)
Since 1980, the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics has provided an open dialog between its members and the Federal statistical agencies. Member organizations include professional associations, businesses, research institutes, and others interested in Federal statistics. The COPAFS web site includes information about U.S. statistical policy, but also includes a handy page of links to the U.S. Federal Statistical Agencies and other statistical agencies.

Data Sources (Julian Faraway, University of Michigan))

DataZone (The Economic Policy Institute)
The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to broaden the public debate about strategies to achieve a prosperous and fair economy. EPI was founded in 1986 by a group of economic policy experts, including the economist Barry Bluestone; columnist and editor Robert Kuttner; Ray Marshall, secretary of labor in the Carter administration; Robert Reich, former Clinton secretary of labor; the economist Lester Thurow; and Jeff Faux, who now serves as EPI's president. EPI is supported by grants from foundations, corporations, labor unions, and individuals.
Data here includes
    Hourly Wage Decile Cutoffs, for Men , Women , or All. Share of Employment by Wage Multiple of Poverty Wage for Men, Women , or All. Average Hourly Earnings by Education Level for Men, Women, or All. Real Hourly Wages by Education, Using CPS Education Definitions Beginning in 1992. Weekly and Hourly Earnings of Production, Non- Supervisory Workers. Median Annual Earnings of Full-Time, Full-Year Workers for Men and Women. Usual Weekly Earnings of Full-Time Wage and Salary Workers, for Men, Women, or All. Median Family Income 1947-96. Share of Aggregate Income Going to Each Fifth and the Top 5 Percent of Families. Consumer Price Index, for all Urban Consumers, Series X1 (CPI-U-X1). Changes in Family Income Group by Family Type, 1979-94. Sources of Income Growth of Top Fifth, 1979-94. Change in Family Income Shares, 1979-94. Husbands' and Wives' Hours of Work, 1979-94. Role of Higher Wives' Earnings and Hours on Family income Growth, 1979-94. Effect of Wives' Earnings on Income Shares Among Married Couples with Children, 1979-94. Changes in Income Inequality of Married Couple Families with Children, 1979-94. Growth of Average Hourly Wages, Benefits and Compensation National Income and Product Accounts, 1959-94. Growth of Average Hourly Wages, Benefits, and Compensation, 1959-94.
Also, see on the EPI homepage:
    Selected corrections, clarifications, and amplifications to economics coverage in the New York Times and Washington Post; Updated weekly. An in-depth series of numerous tables tracking trends in family income statistics. Nine tables providing recently updated figures and statistics on the labor market, family income, prices, GDP, wages, poverty, trade, the budget deficit, and interest rates. Analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly employment report. Published quarterly upon release of the Bureau of Economic Analysis' quarterly GDP report. Analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly reports on the consumer price and producer price indexes.
Additionally, there are links to other data sources.

Dialog Information Services.
Dialog Information Services, Inc. is a Knight-Ridder company that provides access to over 450 online databases. A few of these provide numeric social science data; all require accounts with Dialog to use. Their home page provides a way of searching for and browsing the available databases.

Directories of Political Information (Project Vote Smart)

Dr. B's Wide World of Web Data
"...a set of links to data and depcitions of data from throughout the world. It is org anized by topic areas. We hope instructors will use these data for examples in classes AND set students loose to find data that THEY find interesting." Topics listed inlcude: Agriculture, Children and Youth, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Demographics, Drug use and abuse, Economics, Education, Environment, Food, Government of the United States, History, Language and Literature, Medicine and Health, Medicine and Health, Political Studies, Sports, Social Science - General.

EconData.Net (Impresa, Inc.)
Provides an excellent, comprehensive, current listing of Web-based United States regional socioeconomic data. The site provides links to numerous federal, state, commercial, and non-profit sources of regional data. Each link is followed by a short description of the data offered. It provides links to 350 individual data series arranged in ten subjects categories (e.g., demographics, employment, occupation, and income). There are also links to more than 50 multi-source data collections. Also available is the publication Socioeconomic Data for Understanding Your Regional Economy: A User's Guide by Joseph Cortright and Andrew Reamer. EconData.Net is sponsored by the Economic Development Administration and has been compiled as a service to users of regional economic data and is jointly operated by Impresa, Inc. and Andrew Reamer & Associates, independent economic development consulting firms.

Economics Departments (David Giles Dept. of Economics, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada)
The "master" list of URL's for Academic Economics Dept. WWW servers updated almost daily.

Economics Resources (Univ. of California, Irvine)
Includes general, journals, working papers, data sources, think taks, and more.

Electric Hybrid Vehicles National Data Center
Maintained by the Hawaii Electric Vehicle Demonstration Project (HEVDP). HEVDP provides data acquisition and analysis tools such as sensors, data acquisition systems and software. At this site there are links to other Electric Vehicle project data, e.g., NAVC Statistical Data (Northeast Alternative Vehicle Consortium).

The Federal Web Locator (Villanova Center for Information Law and Policy)

Finance Sites on the Web (Journal of Finance)

Financial Resources on the Internet (Hal Varian)
Includes links to economic data, financial data, journals, working papers, course, markets, and econoics of computer networks.

Foreign Governments
Links to web pages of national governments and their agencies including statistical agencies.

Guide to general politics resources (International Political Science Association)
Maintained at the University College Dublin, Ireland.

A Guide to Statistical Computing Resources on the Internet (The University of Michigan School of Information and Library Studies)
Ken Varnum & John Weise. Revised: December 14, 1994 This guide is designed to serve as a central location for finding internet resources on statistical computing. The authors state that, "We were guided by three criteria in the process of researching and constructing this guide. The first priority was to find resources dealing specifically with two of the most commonly used statistical packages, SAS and SPSS. Second, we were looking for information resources related to statistical computing in general, including such statistical packages as BMDP, S, and LISREL, to name a few. Our third task was to find information resources on statistics in general."

Guide to Statistical Resources (Larry Schankman)
The ten individual web pages that make up the Guide to Statistical Resources list hundreds of print reference works, government documents, and other materials that provide numeric data. In many cases, online or CD-ROM versions are also available. Links to specific Web locations are given whenever possible. Includes: A.All Purpose US Statistics (includes Historical Data) B.Economics: US National Economy (Macroeconomics) C.International Statistics D.Pennsylvania Statistics E.State, County and Local Statistics (US) F.Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics G.Education Statistics H.Health Statistics (includes drug abuse) I.Labor, Employment and Income Statistics J.Social and Miscellaneous Statistics K.Related Pages.

Health Websites with Databases (National Association of Health Data Organizations -- NAHDO)
The NAHDO HealthSite Locator Module provides a list of health websites with databases. Includes state government administrative data web sites and more. NAHDO is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to strengthening the nation's health information system. NAHDO serves as a broker of expertise for the development and enhancement of statewide and national health information systems. NAHDO brings together a network of state, federal, and private sector technical and policy leaders and consultants to expand health systems development and shape responsible health information policies.

The International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology is an organization that helps bridge the interests and concerns of three distinct communities working in the public and private sector: 1. social researchers and scientists who are producers and users of micro and macro-level social data; 2. information specialists who preserve social data, manage facilities and provide services that promote the secondary use of social data; and 3. computing specialists who advance technical methods to manipulate and analyze social data. IASSIST has a membership of individuals, many of whom are professionals in social data information centers. The IASSIST Web site includes some of its publications, training activites, and more.

Infomine (Univeristy of California, Riverside)
INFOMINE is intended for the introduction and use of Internet/Web resources of relevance to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It is being offered as a comprehensive showcase, virtual library and reference tool containing highly useful Internet/Web resources including databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, listservs, online library card catalogs, articles and directories of researchers, among many other types of information. Devloped by University of California at Riverside with the participation of others. keywords: Biological, Agricultural and Medical | Government Information | Maps and GIS | Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computing and Math | Social Sciences and Humanities | Visual and Performing Arts | K-12 Instructional Resources | University Instructional Resources | Internet Enabling Tools | Regional & General Interest Resources.

The Information Economy (Hal Varian)
The Economics of the Internet, Information Goods, Intellectual Property and Related Issues, Accounting & Measuring Traffic. Includes: Background and Reference, Commerce, Electronic Publishing, Government, Intellectual Property, International, Miscellaneous Resources, Network Economies, and Pricing.

International Business Resources on the WWW -- Statistical Data (Michigan State University)

International Organizations (Northwestern University Library)
Extensive listing of links to International Organizations including their publications, statistics, databases, and data. Examples of organizations included: African Development Bank; Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ARABSAT); Arctic Council; Inter-Governmental Consultations on Asylum, Refugee and Migration Policies in Europe, North America and Australia Secretariat (IGC); Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO); International Coffee Organization; International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) ; International Organization for Migration (IOM); etc.

International Organizations -- Resources on the Internet (International Studies Association)
This page of links to information about International Organizations is provided by IONet, International Organization Section of the International Studies Association. The page is about 32K in size. Links to home pages of international governmental and non-governmental organizations, academic associations, and regional and topical sources.

International Studies Association Network (Univ.of Colorado, Boulder)
Includes a directory of Internet resources of interest to the international studies community, a data archive, and links to the International Political Economy Network, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Organization, Environmental Studies, International Law, and Active Learning in International Studies pages.

Internet Crossroads (Data and Program Library Service (DPLS), University of Wisconsin - Madison.)
Includes links to other data libraries and archives, social science gateways, and U.S. Government, non-government, and international information resources, sites that provide access to numeric data via the Internet, and a short list of data libraries and archives in the U.S. and abroad.

Internet Resources for Demographers (Office of Population Research, Princeton University)
An excellent collection of Internet resources in Demography, Social Science, and General Interest.

InvestSIG is a special interest group of the Capital PC User Group in Rockville Maryland. It provides a number of links to data of interest to investors, including: 3-Month Treasury Bill rate (secondary market -- averages of daily closing bid prices); historical data; charts of stocks, mutual funds, economic indicators, futures, interest rates and more; and current data sources.

LEAD Guide to International Trade
LEAD is the Leadership for Environment and Development International, Inc. This page as pointers to current news, directories, document collections, data sources, international organizations, and more.

The Lijphart Elections Archive (University of California, San Diego)
The Lijphart Elections Archive, housed at the University of California, San Diego campus, is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries. The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats. The Archive originally acquired print copies of the data and is now focusing on online data. The catalog of holdings details archive holdings of both print and online data as well as access to data when it can be freely disseminated. In addition the catalog links to other sources of online election data and information that can be found on the internet.

Links to National and International Statistical Agencies (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), Statistical division)

Links to National Archives across the UK (Qualidata)
Qualidata deposits qualitative data with a number of key archives across the UK. Apart from larger archives like the British Library, these archives usually hold special collections relating to specific subject areas, for example health or criminology etc.

Maps and Spatial Data (Univ. of California San Diego)
Includes links to GIS information including: Land/Ocean Information Systems, Atmospheric/Planetary Information Systems, and the Western Assn. of Map Libraries.

Official WEB Site Locator for the United Nations System of Organization
Includes alphabetical and subject listings, cross-agency information, missions of agencies, and links to non-UN web sites.

OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web (University of Auckland Library)
Links to official statistical sites. Arranged by country and by topic. "OFFSTATS lists web sites offering free and easily accessible social, economic and general data from official or similar "quotable" sources, especially those that provide both current data and time series. In the country lists, these are mainly web pages provided by statistical offices, central banks and government departments and agencies, whereas the topics list is comprised of links to the statistics pages of international organizations and associations and a few commercial sites. Annotations have been kept to a minimum as it is normally obvious from the name of the data collection or its source what kind of data can be expected. Many data are downloadable [excel, html, pdf]... OFFSTATS aims to remain the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of its kind. Please let me know if you are aware of any additional sites or have problems with the links." Rainer Wolcke, Business & Economics Librarian.

Political Science Journals and Magazines Full-Text on MELYVL MAGS database
For University of California users of the Melvyl® database.

Political Science Resources (Univ. of California, Irvine)
Includes, general, reference, elections, california state government, US and Canadian politics and parties, data sources, public policy, and more.

The Political Scientist's Guide To The Internet ( Peter Adams )

Poly-Cy: Internet Resources for Political Science (Bob Duval, Dept. of Political Science, West Virginia University)
"This site is intended to provide a set of links useful for navigating the World Wide Web in the areas of Political Science, International Affairs, Public Policy, and Public Affairs. It is updated frequently, generally at least once a week."

PopNet (Population Reference Bureau)
PopNet is a resource for population information. With PopNet, you can search the most comprehensive directory of population-related Web sites available--by topic or keyword, by organization, or through PopNet's world regions map. PopNet presents information on population topics such as Demographic Statistics, Economics, Education, Environment, Gender, Policy and Reproductive Health. Its resources include Web sites produced by Government and International Organizations, Non-governmental Organizations, University Centers, and Associations and Listserves. PopNet is produced and maintained by the Population Reference Bureau with funding assistance from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) under the MEASURE Communication Project.

Population Research Institute (PRI) (The Pennsylvania State University)
Includes links to information resources on demography, population, census, international governmental organizaitons and NGOs, internatonal data sources, and related fields such and anthropology, economics, statistics, sociology, etc.

A Random Statistical Quote
As of 7/98, about 21 quotes from 14 sources. This link is from the Research Methods Resources page at the College of Education, Arizona State University.

A Reasoned Index to Political Philosophy (Maria Chiara Pievatolo, University of Pisa, Italy)
A new annotated cybercompanion to political philosophy. At first look, this is not a good site to find pointers to data, but is an intriguing way of presenting information about political philosophy. The site author says, "Instead of compiling the usual boring index of Internet resources, I tried to do something different, namely a small, "reasoned" guide to them. In other words, I organized my matter in the form of the 'skeleton' of a handbook, as it were." Includes Online Journals, Events, Institutions and Websites Related to Political Philosophy in Italy, Other Worldwide Websites Related to Political Philosophy , Institutions (Worldwide), On-line Publications, Italian Political Philosophers, Political Philosophers in the World, and Eastern Political Philosophy,

Repositories for qualititave data (UK)
In the past, Qualidata has sent paper-based materials to a range of archives across the UK which agreed to acquire qualitative data collections. Qualidata maintains this list of those repositories. The majority of data coming in now arrives in digital format. For text and image-based materials the preferred home for these is UK Data Archive at Essex.

Research Sources in Finance (Tim Opler, Ohio State University)
Also includes links to data downloadable from Ohio State and a list of finance data on the net.

Resources for Economists on the Internet (Bill Goffe)
"This is the hypertext version of my guide that lists the many resources on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics. In selecting these resources, I exercise some editorial judgment and select items that either offer a substantial amount of information, or are specialized to a specific area. For more broadly defined resources, I list several guides in the section titled Useful Resources About the Internet."
You can search the guide using the Excite search engine.
Enter words describing a concept or keywords you wish to find information about:

Resources for Political Science (Vanderbilt University)

Selected Demographic Resources on the Web (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan University Library)
Guides, reference sources, data, indexes, electronic texts, and more.

Social Security History, Reports and Studies (U.S. Social Security Administration)
A wide variety of reports on Social Security, including: Reports of the Committee on Economic Security; Unpublished Report on Health Insurance of the CES; Report of the 1935 House Ways & Means Hearings; The National Commission on Social Security (1981); Greenspan Commission Report ; Report of the Boskin Commission on the CPI; CRS Report: Major Decisions in the House and Senate Chambers on Social Security: 1935-1985; CRS REPORT: Summary of Major Changes in the Social Security Cash Benefits Program.

A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace (Michael C. Kearl, Department of Sociology & Anthropology Trinity University San Antonio, Texas )
Includes: general sociological links, theory, eletronic journals, citations guides, "commentary and connections"

SRM Documentation Centre (Netherlands)
Centre for the documentation of literature on social science research methodology, statistics, and computer software. This website includes links to Internet sources on social research methodology such as research centres, discussion lists and meetings. Start on the Index Page and choose any of the "search screen" links to particular databases. Databases available include: Biomedical, Catalogue, Environment, NHDA, paroolscripties, social sciences, Steinmetz Archive, SWL, social science literature, BNTL Dutch Language and Literature, social sciences bibliographic, BIOREP European Biotechnology Research Projects, DRIS Directory of Research Information Systems, electronic biomedical journals, NIPO opinion poll data, NIPO opinion poll questions and answer counts, NIWI publications, NOD research information, and Youth Research Information System.

SRM also distributes a CD-ROM (the SRM-Database described below) that covers the primary and secondary bibliographic information indexed on publication/title/review.

"Since 1970, SRM (Social Research Methodology)-Documentation Centre has been building a unique database of references to literature on social and behavioural research methodology, statistical analysis, and computer software. The SRM-Database is of interest to social scientists, methodologists, and students from various social and behavioural disciplines. About 100 international social scientific periodicals, as well as readers, research reports, congress proceedings, monographs, and books are screened cover to cover. Registration is limited to the English, French, German and Dutch literature. Abstracts are written by scientific information specialists for all publications where adequate information is available, and are indexed with the help of the SRM-Thesaurus. An international Editorial Board of well-known methodologists and scholars stimulates the introduction and use of the SRM-Database on CD-ROM, distributed by Sage Publications, Inc."

Statistical Agencies on the Internet (Dan Rope)
An excellent listing of statistical agencies on the Internet. Each entry contains links to the agency's "front door," individual statistical data, information including publications and press releases, and links to research (usually papers).

Statistical Links (Statistics Finland)
Links to national and international sources of data.

Statistical Links (Statistics Netherlands)
Includes links to official statistical agencies, national banks, etc., worldwide. An excellent collection of links!

Statistical Resources on the Internet (Statistical Computing Section of the American Statistical Association)
Data sources, Statistical Organizations, journals, and email.

Statistical Resources on the Web (University of Michigan Documents Center)
Links to data on a variety of topics, including: Agriculture, Demographics, Economics, Education, Energy, Foreign Governments, Health, Politics, Sociology, Transportation, Weather, and Comprehensive Data Sources,

Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Principal U.S. Federal Statistical Agencies. International Statistical Agencies

Statistics and Statistical Graphics Resources (York University, Ontario, Canada)
This page provides a topic-based collection of available resources for statistics, statistical graphics, and computation related to research, data analysis, instruction and teaching. Over 300 links. Michael Friendly of the Psychology Department of York University maintains this page and says that it is somewhat uneven and reflects his own "idiosyncratic interests." Categories include: General statistical resources, York stuff, Statistical Associations, Statistics Departments, SAS stuff, SPSS, LispStat, S Plus, Mathematica, Data Visualization & Statistical Graphics, Psychology & Psychometrics, Online courses, Online WWW statistics, Data, Categorical Data Analysis, Other Statistical Packages, Unix.

Subject Guides (Social Science Information Gateway)
SOSIG has produced a set of free, "teach yourself" training tutorials designed to help you improve your Internet information skills. The tutorials take around an hour each to complete, and include quizzes and interactive exercises. Each tutorial has been written by a subject expert - a university librarian or academic. Subjects include: Anthropologist, Business Manager, Development, Economist, Education, Geographer, Government, Lawyers, Philosopher, Politician, Psychologist, Social Policy, Social Research Methods, Social Statistics, Social Worker, Sociologist, and Women's Studies.

The Survey Research Center (Princeton)

TradeWave (formerly EINet)
Supports electronic commerce by enabling businesses, government and other organizations to interact electronically with their partners, suppliers, and customers. This is their Social Science page.

US International Trade Commission, Trade Resources, data sets
Provides three groupings: servers that cover multilateral data; specific country data; and those listing data guides and discussion groups.

Virtual Library: International Development (Canada's Official Development Assistance (ODA) Program)
Includes country reports, current events, organizations, news, and much more.

Visualization Theatre
"This theatre shows links to movies that visualize data. Most files are either MPEG or Quicktime files which will be downloaded to your machine and played."

World Map of Social Science Data Archives (Norwegian Social Sciences Data Services)
This map has clickable icons of various kinds of connections to data archives all over the world.

World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Statistics (University of Florida Department of Statistics)
Includes links to data sources; job announcements; academic departments; Statistical Research Groups, Institutes, and Associations; Statistical Services; Statistical Archives and Resources; Statistical Software Vendors and Software FAQs; Statistical Journals; Mailing List Archives; Statistics Related News Groups; and Related Fields.

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