ICPSR: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Contains the largest collection of social science data available. **Users must create a MyData account from an NYU-owned computer to download data.** The topics covered are innumerable and data can be both quantitative or qualitative in nature. Special thematic data collections include:
Social Science Electronic Data Library
SSEDL contains more than 600 premier datasets and over 275,000 variables that are organized into the following topical data archives: Adolescent Care and Health, Adolescent Pregnancy and Pregnancy Prevention, Aging, the American Family, AIDS/STIs, Child Well-Being and Poverty, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Contextual (Geographic) Data, Disability, and Maternal Drug Abuse.
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets Sources datasets from reputable public and private organizations and covers topics across 16 broad subject areas, including education, population and income, industry, commerce, and trade, housing and construction, and more. All of the data have been standardized and structured and are described with 37 fields of metadata including DOI, summary-level visualizations of the data, descriptions, titles, geographic entities, data-specific elements, and standardized citations. **Requires Java - JVM Version 1.4.2 to operate.**
NYU's Health Statistics Research Guide
A guide to locating and using health statistics, including mental health data. Highlights sources by geographical region (e.g., NYC, New York States, national, international).