This is just a sample of some of the data resources available through Boatwright Library. If you're looking for something specific that you can't find, contact Samantha Guss, Social Sciences Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archives datasets of social, economic, and political research of the United States and other countries.
Deposited data covers such topics as: consumer behavior, the environment, social behavior, political behavior, government, conflict/war, education, healthcare, etc. To download files, you will need to create a "new user" account. The University of Richmond is an ICPSR member, so all datasets are fully available to UR students, faculty and staff.; Datasets in ASCII, SPSS, SAS & Stata DTA files (also code books/documentation when applicable); Varies, includes current & historical statistical information
Archive of public opinion polls from the Roper Center Archives since 1935, covering such topics as: economics, education, elections, environment, foreign countries, health, immigration, politics, political figures, welfare, etc.
Topics range from American Indians, slavery, poverty, race, ethnicity, migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.
An easy-to-use resource for current and historical United States Census data and demographic information.
Create reports and maps of the U.S. population for a variety of geographic levels, on topics such as race, sex, age, education, and many more. Social Explorer provides access to data from all Censuses from 1790-present and the American Community Survey, plus additional data on religious congregations. To save your maps and to use all of the database's tools and features, you will need to create a free account.; Web-based maps & downloadable statistics; Varies, 1790 - present