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Finding Data

You can use these resources to search for and discover existing data. Contact your subject librarian or email the research data services team at tul-rds@temple.edu for help finding data.


Many Library databases include datasets. From the Library homepage, select All Databases A-Z and filter results by the database type: datasets.

Selected Library databases with datasets

ICPSR is a repository of social science and interdisciplinary data for secondary data analysis and teaching.

Data-Planet Statistical DataSets provides access to statistical data produced by US federal agencies, states, private organizations, and intergovernmental organizations. Contains charts, maps, views, rankings, time series and tables.

Data Citation Index provides access to research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Through linked content and summary information, this data is displayed within the context of the scholarly research.

Data Discovery at the National Library of Medicine provides access to datasets from National Library of Medicine resources and research. This service is new but is expected to grow in the future.

Library Search

You can use Library Search to find datasets. Use advanced search and select the resource type datasets.

Research guides

Datasets and data repositories

Finding and using data from ICPSR

Get Help

Email the research data services team at tul-rds@temple.edu. We will consult with you or connect you to the right person, resource or service on campus.