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Finding Data

Introduction to Finding Data

This guide will help you better understand what data is and how to find it.

This guide will help you to:

  • Distinguish when you need a statistic or a dataset
  • Understand common vocabulary related to data
  • Search for available datasets
  • Find a relevant dataset in a data repository
  • Appropriately cite datasets


Information in this guide has been adapted with permission from:

This guide has been been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities grant #AH-275795-20.