The Bodleian Data Library provides a range of services for researchers and students at the University of Oxford who need to make secondary use of statistics and data with the initial focus on the social sciences -
The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of microdata on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks from 20 European countries (+Israel) aged 50 or older.
The SHARE data can be downloaded from the SHARE Research Data Center or GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences under certain conditions.
This longitudinal national dataseries provides ranges of annual data from 1815 to the present for over 200 countries with 196 variables with comprehensive listing of international and national country data facts. General categories include demographic, social, political, and economic topics.
For more information about the dataset go to the publisher's site.
The primary and most reliable source of data on the newspaper industry world-wide, covering 233 countries and territories. The report presents vital statistics in an easy-to-use format with a broad overview of the industry as well as detailed analyses of individual markets.
Try searching the Times Digital Archive, an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the major resources for the 19th – 20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785 to 2006. This archive allows researchers an to search and view the newspaper online in its original published context.