Welcome to the ODU Libraries! Whether your are on-campus, or a distance student, we are here to help you throughout every step of your research journey. This guide will provide you with some general links to social sciences resources, databases, and other tools. I'm your social sciences librarian and look forward to assisting you.
Provides access to a vast archive of social science data. ICPSR's data holdings are for use with statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata. A unit within the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, ICPSR has over 780 member colleges and universities around the world. First time users must create an account.
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, and image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables.
Provides a complete library of continuously updated international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.
This analysis tool summarizes citations from science and social science journals and proceedings in the Web of Science database. Key features allow you to review journal titles and key performance indicators in specific subject categories, identify journals in which to publish your research, recognize trending journals in various subject categories, and evaluate the performance of journals in which you or your organization has published research.