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Business: 47-894: Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences: Data Sources


Welcome! This guide provides a listing of databases and resources to find data sets in the social sciences, business, and economics. Additionally, this guide provides some tips and best practices around various research data management (RDM) topics.

Below is a listing of various secondary data sources that can be used for behavioral sciences and business/economics research. Some sources are free and some are subscription-based. NOTE: this is just a handful of sources. There are MANY more to consider based on your research question of interest.

FREE Resources

Subscription Resources

Business & Economics Librarian

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Ryan Splenda
109C Hunt Library
Carnegie Mellon University Libraries
4909 Frew Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-2453

RDM Specialist & Psychology Librarian

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Emily Bongiovanni