Existing datasets can be valuable to your research.

Available research data can generally be broken into groups:

Statistics are presented in graphs, charts and tables.  Data are most often available in machine-readable files that require analysis with statistical software tools.

For data or statistics produced or collected by governments, organizations and commercial providers:

For data from research projects:

  • UBC Dataverse @Scholars Portal, UBC Library’s data management software
  •, a global registry of research data repositories from all academic disciplines

For statistics produced by academic and other researchers:

Or ask us or your UBC subject librarian. We will be happy to help!