Quick Data Links

This page contains SSDS data links, Stanford only resources and other helpful web sites.


SSDS Data Resources

DEWI System  (Data Extraction Web Interface)

Compressed data on the SSDS secure Web site

ICPSR Data Archive (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Roper Center Catalog of Holdings (public opinion research)

iPOLL(question-level searches)

JPOLL(Japan: question-level database & Japanese data library)

Latin American Databank (LAD)


Stanford Research and Data Discovery Tools

SearchWorks - Stanford's online catalog   

Databases and Articles A to Z

Alphabetical listing of Stanford's licensed and open resources

Library Databases - Statistical & Numeric Data  

Popular statistical resources include the following databases:

  • China data online
  • Counting California
  • EIU CountryData
  • Global Development Finance
  • Global Financial Data
  • International Financial Statistics(IMF)
  • LexisNexis Statistical
  • OECD, Source: publications and statistics (includes health statistics)
  • Social Explorer
  • Statistical Universe (LexisNexis): Indexes statistical publications from U.S. federal agencies, states, and international and intergovernmental sources.
  • UN commodity statistics trade database (U.N. Comtrade)
  • United Nations common database (UNCDB)
  • World Development Indicators (World Bank. Covers 1961-) 

Research Quick Start Guides

Includes popular topics in the social siences                                      

  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Chicano/Latino Studies
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Native American Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Opinion
  • Sociology
  • Statistics A-Z
  • Urban Studies
  • U.S. Elections
  • Women in Society

Library Subject Specialists Directory