The primary source for data sets for Washington State University faculty and students is the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction. You can download directly from ICPSR to any computer on one of the WSU campuses. For more information about acquiring data files, see the Social Sciences Data: ICPSR and More library guide. Note: You will need to create an ICPSR MyData account to download many (but not all) ICPSR files - if you are off-campus, please cotnact Lorena O'English at oenglish AT wsu.edu. You will need to log in with your ICPSR account at least once every six months from a WSU campus computer to valiadate your account - more info (if this is a problem, contact Lorena at oenglish AT wsu.edu).
"The Bibliography of Data-Related Literature is a continuously-updated database of thousands of citations of works using data held in the ICPSR archive. The works include journal articles, books, book chapters, government and agency reports, working papers, dissertations, conference papers, meeting presentations, unpublished manuscripts, magazine and newspaper articles, and audiovisual materials."