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Using Data In the Classroom: Textual, Image and Other Datasets

Provides tips and sources for incorporating data into classroom discussions and assignments.

Library Data Services

Library Data Services caters to researchers interested in working with data, mapping, texts, visualization, and technology. Many of these services are available online. Davis Library Data Services, located on the second floor of Davis Library, offers:

  • A computing lab with specialized software for GIS and data visualization & analysis.
  • Walk-in assistance provided by knowledgeable student consultants during set hours
  • Consultations with specialists for more in-depth inquiries (by appointment).
  • Spaces for collaboration and presentation, complete with white boards and external displays.
  • Technology short courses and programs that promote digital scholarship.

Please Note

Some of the resources below restrict scraping and/or mining.  Violating the publishers' terms of use may result in database access being cut off.  Please ask your subject librarian or the Data Librarian for assistance in gaining access to large amounts of data.  (See also the Libraries' Text & Data Mining guide.)

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Datasets for UNC Researchers

Some of these resources are available to any institution that subscribes.

Openly Available Tools or Sources