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Social Policy & Practice

Locate Datasets

National and International Datasets

Regional Datasets

Important Single Datasets

Statistics and Data Archives

Public Opinion Polls

These are databases of questions asked in public opinion polls.

Social Mapping

PolicyMap & Social Explorer allow users to upload/ plot out additional GIS data into maps.

*Also see ArcGIS Story Maps for mapping out social data

Analysis Tools

Regional Data Centers

Penn Libraries Data Contacts

For assistance with statistical software support, contact our student consultants (note: assistance may be limited in Summer):

For GIS support- contact our library experts at, or submit a GIS consultation request.

An additional librarian contact for locating datasets is Lauris Olson,

Also see Penn Libraries Computer Lab Guide for software availability

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