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How To Do Research After Graduation: Find Data

Featured Open Access Data

Google Dataset Search

Discover datasets hosted in thousands of repositories across the Web


ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction; from the University of Michigan.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Data

Select data of artworks in the Met Museum's collection―both works the Met Musuem believes to be in the public domain and those under copyright or other restrictions―to the public domain. Download, share, modify, and distribute the data for any purpose, including commercial and noncommercial use, free of charge and without requiring permission from the Met Museum.

NYC Open Data

Find information that is produced and used by New York City government; run by the Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics (MODA) and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) partner to form the Open Data team.

Pew Research Center Datasets

Political and popular opinion survey data; survey data is released two years after the reports are issued.

CERN Open Data Portal

The CERN Open Data portal is the access point to a growing range of data produced through the research performed at CERN. It disseminates the preserved output from various research activities, including accompanying software and documentation which is needed to understand and analyze the data being shared.

Government Data

Data Tools

General Data Repositories

Data in the Humanities

Data in the Sciences & Social Sciences