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This page contains some basic data sets. For a much more comprehensive list of data and statistics of interest in PoliSci and the Social Sciences, please see the Statistics & Data guide, found here.

NVivo

NVivo is qualitative data analysis software (QDA) for qualitative and mixed methods research with text-based or multimedia data. NVivo is licensed for all faculty, students, and staff. Installation required; download it here.
For assistance, contact Social Sciences Data Librarian Bruce Boucek: Bruce_Boucek@brown.edu

Polling data

Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analys
is and other empirical social science research. Pew Research does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Online Data Sources