Data & Statistics

Queen's University Library provides access to a vast array of statistics and data spanning multiple disciplines. You'll find excellent current and retrospective statistics for Canada, the United States and international organizations. Thousands of survey and polling files can be searched for, explored, and downloaded for further analysis.

Data - Surveys and opinion polls

Data sets are available to test hypotheses, to generate custom tables, for use in statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, or Stata, and for analysis using regression, t-test, ANOVA, or other statistical tests.

  • <odesi> - data repository for social science and polling data, including public use microdata files and aggregate data from Statistics Canada.
  • Canadian Opinion Research Archive  (CORA) - archive for commercial and independent polling data back to 1970s. Access to CORA data is available through <odesi>.
  • ICPSR - data archive with thousands of US and International surveys and polls.

Statistics - Facts and figures

Statistical resources are available as ready to use, analyzed data. They can include facts and figures, time series, tables, charts, and graphs ready to provide evidence or support an argument.

Resources

Services

Expert advice is available when you need to identify, retrieve and use data and statistics whether they are freely available on the web or licensed. We will meet with individuals, groups and classes to help you identify and acquire the data and statistics you need.

Services include:

  • Course integrated teaching
  • Specialized workshops
  • Research consultations with groups and individuals
  • Data planning, including archiving
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