In addition to the data resources to which the CSU subscribes, there are a growing number of other sources of data, including those listed here. Except as noted, the following are freely available to the public:
- American National Election Study (ANES). Various datasets from 1948 to present.
- Data.gov. Official U.S. government site providing increased public access to federal government datasets. Includes metadata, how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage
- General Social Survey (GSS). Various datasets from 1972 to present. Data can be downloaded in SPSS or Stata format, or analyzed online using the GSS Data Explorer. In addition, several instructional subsets of GSS data are available on the SSRIC site here.
- ICPSR Thematic Collections. Archives at ICPSR provide access to data collections (many of them in SDA format) and other resources in many disciplines. Note: some of these data are available only to students, faculty, and staff at ICPSR member institutions.
- IPUMS (Integrated Public Use Microdata Series) Census Microdata. Census Microdata.
- Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID).Various datasets from 1968 to present.
- Pew Research Center Data Archive. Survey data from the Pew Research Center For The People & The Press, 1997 to present.
- Public Policy Institute of California Data Depot.Statewide California public opinion polls from 1998 to the present, along with data on California's demography, natural resources, and public finance.
- Survey Documentation and Analysis (SDA). Developed at UC Berkeley,SDA allows users to do statistical analysis online without the need for any client-side software (such as SPSS, SAS, or Stata). Datasets in SDA format include the American National Election Study and the General Social Survey.
Last updated: June 30, 2017.