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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. 

Useful software and tools

Social Media Datasets

Key Resources to Search for Data

Specific Data Table Compilations

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Lauren McKeen McDonald
Open Education Librarian
Northwestern University Libraries
Administrative Suite, 1392

Social Science Data Specialist

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Anne Zald
Anne Zald
Subjects: Government Information; Regulatory Compliance; Gender & Sexuality Studies;
Main Library Room 1214
Northwestern University Library
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Evanston, IL 60208
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