Library Services


Resources for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Historical Sciences, Laws & IOE disciplines

A selection of suggested data resources for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Historical Sciences, Laws & IOE disciplines.

Data management guidelines


Data repositories

  • Cessda (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives). Brings together social science data archives from across Europe.
  • European Union Open Data Portal. A single point of access to a growing range of data from the institutions and other bodies of the European Union.
  • Europeana Library. A multi-lingual repository of visual, audio, video and written sources from across Europe.
  • Qualitative Data Repository. QDR archives and provides access to digital data used in qualitative and multi-method social inquiry.
  • UK Data Service Repositories. The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social, historical and economic data.
  • UCL Library Services' Data and Statistics guide. Guide detailing a variety of data sources including  primary governmental data websites and UCL's subscriptions to financial & business sources and data archives. Includes tips on using social science data, citation and contacts for further assistance.
  • UCL SSEES Library Guide to Economics & Business Data. Library guide to a selection of regional-specific economics and business data, containing mainly datasets from the websites of governments and international organisations, such as the OECD, World Bank and IMF.