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Political Science Research Resources

Recommended library and research resources for Political Science topics

Data Planet

The Data-Planet repository provides access to over 35 billion data points, 4.9 billion datasets, and 450+ source databases from 70+ data providers. A robust suite of visualization, search, and analysis tools are embedded, or data can be exported via multiple formats.

Data Services Guide to Finding Data & Statistics

Survey Data

Human Development Report 
Full-text reports from 1990-present; link to the Human Development Indicators database

Statistics Division - Demographic and Social Concerns
Basic education data including enrollment rates, expenditure, and school life expectancy for over 100 countries worldwide

Statistics Sites and Sources

Data Sets and Data Sources


Recommended Statistics Search Tools

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