Skip to main content
Tutt Library Research Guides
General Data Sources
Consider which government, agency or organization might collect data on your topic.
Also consider the time period -- current or historical -, and the format -- table to print or data to download.
Associations on the Net
a collection of over 2000 Internet sites providing information about a wide variety of professional and trade associations, cultural and art organizations, political parties and advocacy groups, labor unions, academic societies, and research institutions.
Economagic: Economic Time Series Page
- economic data site with over 400000 series; create own custom charts, XY plots, regressions, and get data in excel files, ...
Roper Center for Public Opinion iPoll
Coverage: 1935 to present. U.S. and international poll data on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. Replaces Gallup Brain subscription.
U.S. Data Sources
Don't forget to cite your data sources.
APA Style Manual - ONline Data Sets
Point readers to raw data by providing a Web address (use "Retrieved from") or a general place that houses data sets on the site (use "Available from").
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2008). Indiana income limits [Data file]. Retrieved from http://www.huduser.org/Datasets/IL/IL08/in_fy2008.pdf
Tutt Library, Colorado College Research Help Desk: 719-389-6662, Texting: 719-387-5441, E-mail: tuttref@ColoradoCollege.edu