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Political Science

Resources for political science and related disciplines

Tools for locating data

U.S. Data

The Libraries provide access to many sources of data and statistics.  Here are a few starting points.

US Data and Statistics

Compendium

Congress and Elections

Census Data

International Data and Statistics

A few key resources with international data to get you started.

Polls and Polling

Political data

In addition to the more general data sources above, there are some data sets that focus primarily on topic such as politics, political institutions, and conflict.   Here are a few places to start.

University Libraries' Data Learning Center

The University Libraries' Research Services on 2nd Floor Paterno offers support to faculty, staff, and students working with data through its Data Learning Center. 
Support includes: 

  • Assistance locating data
  • assistance in using statistical software for data analysis
  • advice on research design, data collection, and data manipulation
  • advice on statistical methodology
  • assistance in using spatial software for data analysis
  • advice on spatial research methodology

Make an appointment for a consultation: