Tutt Library Research Guides
Consider the time period -- current or historical, and the format -- table to print or data to download to a spreadsheet.
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) is the world's largest individual-
select single or multi year files or use the module data files
Navigator page; register to use: https://www.nlsinfo.org/investigator/pages/login.jsp
Data page: https://nccs-data.urban.org/index.php
Offers different csv data sets for listing in cities around the world
Historic sales data (csv files) for 45 stores located in different regions across the United States.
Data page: https://www.yelp.com/dataset/challenge
Yelp maintains a dataset for use in personal, educational, and academic purposes. It includes 6 million reviews spanning 189,000 businesses in 10 metropolitan areas. Students are welcome to participate.
Need to sign a form to get data first so I am not sure about file format
Data set page :https://data.cdc.gov/browse
By topic, sets can differ mostly zip files to download
Data set page: http://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/datasets/Dow+Jones+Index
Predicting stock prices is a major application of data analysis and machine learning; zip file to download
Microdata Library http://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/home
From the World Bank which is a source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries globally.
The organization is not an ordinary bank but rather a partnership to reduce poverty and support development.
same phenomina over specificed length of time
1 point of time in multiple places
combination of time series and cross section data
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