Below is a listing of well-known archives of social sciences data. Select archives and data repositories are specific to certain research communities.
The ARDA strives to democratize access to the best data on religion.
The DSDR provides support to the demographic research community for accessing demographic data.
Home of the U.S. Government’s open data, scholars can find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data, and visualizations.
These databases contain a large searchable collection of online research data repositories.
This network is open to all scientific data from all disciplines worldwide and it includes one of the world's largest collection of social science research data.
The HMCA includes surveys of health care professionals and organizations, investigations of access to medical care, surveys on substance abuse, and evaluations of innovative programs for the delivery of health care.
The Henry A. Murray Research Archive is a repository offering a variety of demographic, education, health and political data.
The Hesburgh collection offers a comprehensive list of datasets and statistics organized by subject, location and source.
A series dedicated to collecting and distributing United States Census data, which includes microdata for social and economic research.
The ICPSR maintains one of the world’s oldest and largest digital data archives in the social sciences. It hosts specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse and terrorism, among other fields.
The NACJD aims to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources.
The NORC data includes information on health and family, energy consumption, childhood immunization, social behavior, employment, retirement, as well as administrative records, opinions, and biomarkers and biomeasures.
The Roper Center focuses on public opinion data from commercial and media survey organizations. The Center archives datasets from thousands of surveys with national adult, state, foreign, and special subpopulation samples since 1930.
The SAMHDA promotes the use of the nation’s preeminent substance abuse and mental health research data. Data includes the U.S. general and special populations, annual series, and designs that produce nationally representative estimates.
The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues.
Quandl offers free and unlimited access to millions of time-series data sets from hundreds of sources spanning finance, economics, society, health, energy, and demography.