This guide provides information about locating datasets for use in the social sciences (with a bit about data in the humanities and big data in STEM fields). It also has resources on using datasets (including in teaching) and associated issues.
"Four short films demonstrating statistical concepts through dance. The concepts are: correlation, variance, frequency distributions, sampling and standard error. Project title: 'Communicating Psychology to the Public through Dance' (AKA 'Dancing Statistics') "
"... powerful tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; extending it with web services; and linking it to databases like Freebase." Previously known as GoogleRefine. [5/2014 - the how-to book has been ordered for the WSU Libraries]