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MSC_537: Information Design (Patrick): Find Data

Data VS. Statistics

Data is the raw information from which statistics are created. It is often the in the form of datasets and machine readable files.

Statistics are a summary of the data. They are often in the form of tables, charts, and graphs. 

Social Media Datasets

Key Resources to Search for Data

Specific Data Table Compilations

Your Librarian

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Lauren McKeen McDonald
Contact:
Open Education Librarian
Northwestern University Libraries
Administrative Suite, 1392
lauren.mckeen@northwestern.edu
847.467.4658

Social Science Data Specialist

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Anne Zald
Contact:
Anne Zald
Subjects: Government Information; Social Science Data; Regulatory Compliance
Main Library Room 1214
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
anne.zald@northwestern.edu
847-467-6441
Skype Contact: anne.zald