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Data sources

Your online guide to finding resources for your research

Data sources

Economics and Management subscribe to a number of databases you can access from the Social Sciences IT page. Databases include Refinitv Workspace and Datasteam, CRSP, CSMAR database, Mintel, IBISWorld, Bank Focus. Please contact for any questions or access problems. The Library does not provide support for these databases.

Don't forget the tab above linking to the Data Practical Guide, where we've assembled a large number of resources sorted into Search Engines, UK & EU Datasets, International Datasets and Data Handling.

Financial data

See also the Company and Market Reports section within this guide.

Social and economic data

Google Public Data Explorer

Use a Google interface to customise and visualize data from free-to-access sources.

Zanran: online statistics searching

Zanran helps you find semi-structured data which is free-to-access on the Web, e.g. graphs, tables and charts.