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.
- 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.