Data are key to conducting research in the field of psychology. Different types of data are collected to support different types of research, such as:
As a student, often you are not in a position to collect your own data, so you must rely upon existing publicly available data to conduct secondary analysis. Who collects such data?
Your best place to start is by searching in one or more data repositories. There are different repositories for government & researcher-generated data. The key ones are listed on the tabs of this guide.
You may also need to identify key government agencies that might collect relevant data, and explore their websites.
If you're having difficulties finding what you need, please contact the Map & Data Library for assistance!
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