Princeton Research Data Service

Princeton Research Data Service

Stage 2: Data Acquisition

Resources for collecting new data, using existing data sets

Finding Datasets and Databases

A great way to find relevant datasets for your work is to contact your subject area librarian.

You can find a list of librarians who can help in identifying and locating data in the social and natural sciences here: https://dss.princeton.edu/specialists

           For a list of subject area librarians in all disciplines, check out https://library.princeton.edu/staff/specialists

If you’re a first, second, or third year undergraduate student at Princeton, you have a personal librarian! Go to this page to find out more: https://library.princeton.edu/personal-librarian

Depending on the kinds of data you’re looking for, you may find them via these links:

General Index of Available Databases:
https://library.princeton.edu/research/databases

Princeton University Library Collections:
https://library.princeton.edu/collections