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Finding Social Science Data for Research
Selected data resources categorized by academic discipline
Some things that the Census Bureau calls "data retrieval tools" are really tools to retrieve statistics.
ICPSR Thematic Data Collections
These thematic data collections, which focus on specific topics, have been created by the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research in collaboration with various funding entities to promote data discovery and use. Topics include: Aging, Arts & Culture, Race, Health/Mental Health, Civic Engagement, and many more.