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Purpose of this guide
This guide is intended primarily for researchers and students studying Social Sciences at the University of Oxford. It provides information on where to find general and subject-specific data and statistics, how to manage data, and what tools are available for data analysis. The guide introduces resources available only to the Bodleian card holders as well as freely available to everyone.
Social Science Data in the Bodleian
Provide access to an extensive collection of databases via
A browsable list of databases available at Oxford
Nuffield College Library
The largest social science library outside of the Bodleian Libraries, and holds sociology collections relating to the interests of College members since 1937.
Bodleian Data Library
BDL provides advice and guidance on both finding data and statistics to support your research and managing your own research data.
Contact the Bodleian Social Science Library if you wish to ask a question or seek more help .
Subject and Data Librarian