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Sociology: Get and Manage Data

Resources for research in sociology

Data in Sociology

This list is not comprehensive—there are myriad sources of data you can get through your Berkeley affiliation as well as open data, government and otherwise!

As you look for a dataset to use, be sure to check out the UC Berkeley Library’s research guides, in particular Getting Started with the US Census, US Data and Statistical Sources, and GIS (Geographic Information Systems), for more in-depth information.  You can also ask your librarian!

General data resources:

US Census Data:

Statistics (aggregated, analyzed, and summarized data):

Research methods

You have the data; now, how do you analyze it?  Here are some resources for assistance:

Data Services at UC Berkeley

Research Data Management Support

conceptual model of research data management at berkeley


See for more information.