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re3data: Registry of Research Data Repositories
Searchable directory of data repositories. A good first step for investigating data sets in your research area.
Search for data sets related to published research articles.
Originally created for sharing images and figures; now hosts data files as well.
Nature: Recommended Data Repositories
A list of major data repositories. Focuses on biomedical and physical science, but also includes social sciences.
NIH Data Sharing Repositories
A listing of data repositories maintained by the National Institutes of Health.
Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Contains data from large public studies as well as independent research groups.
Community-created structured data on a variety of topics, from social issues to sports to TV and games.
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It features statistical data series created from more than 200,000 government and non-government data sets, covering popular topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, metropolitan areas, and ZIP codes. Datasets for 2017-21.
Humanities (and Adjacent) Data
Repositories of open data
What folks do with humanities data...
Topics in PMLA
A visualization of a topic model for the Publications of the Modern Language Association, 1889-2007.
Gendered Language in Teacher Reviews
"This interactive chart lets you explore the words used to describe male and female teachers in about 14 million reviews from RateMyProfessor.com."
Six Degrees of Francis Bacon
A social network visualization of relationships gleaned from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and curated by scholars of Early Modern England.