Appendix E. Importing Data from Outside of R
Some Useful Internet Data Repositories
- Open Access Directory (http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Main_Page)
- This site provides links to downloadable data from many sources on diverse subjects, especially the sciences. Many of the datasets are free; some you must purchase. Scroll down the table of contents to “Data repositories” to see the variety of topics covered. Scroll down this page to “Social sciences” and choose from the listing:
- FedStats (http://fedstats.sites.usa.gov/)
- This is a repository of many kinds of United States federal government data freely available to the public. This page has links to various government agencies sharing data.
- DATA.GOV (http://catalog.data.gov/dataset)
- This is another repository of federal data.
- Quandl (http://www.quandl.com)
- This is a repository of more than 10 million datasets that are available for free download in several formats, including ...