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Health Informatics: Find Datasets

A guide to library resources and research in health and personal health informatics

State and Local Data

Free Data Sets

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintains a database on cause of death. The data can be segmented in almost every way imaginable: age, race, year, and so on.
U.S. government data, this site acts as a portal to all sorts of amazing information on everything from climate to crime.
DataCite
Search for datasets across over 1000 different major data centers and repositories including ICPSR, Harvard Dataverse, Data-Planet, etc.
One key differentiator of data.world is the tools they have built to make working with data easier - you can write SQL queries within their interface to explore data and join multiple data sets. They also have SDK's for R an python to make it easier to acquire and work with data in your tool of choice.
FBI Crime Data
HealthData.gov
Pew Research Center Datasets

World Health Organization - Data and Statistics

 

Research Data Services - Support & Tools

Our Research Data Services team has experience in many techniques and tools. To match you with the expertise that fits your needs, please consult the tables of support services and tools below.

Finding Research Resources  

Finding research funding 

Use Pivot

Finding datasets

Contact subject specialist

Text mining library resources

See guide
Research Data Management  

Data management plans

See guide

File organization strategies

See guide
Analyzing, Visualizing, and Presenting Data  

GIS and geospatial services

Email Bahare Sanaie-Movahed

Data visualization

Email Kate Kryder

Poster design

Email Kate Kryder

Presentation design

Email Kate Kryder
Sharing and Publishing Research  

Data sharing and preservation 

See guide

Citations and bibliographies

See guide

Our Research Data Services team has experience in many techniques and tools. To match you with the expertise that fits your needs, please consult the tables of support services and tools below.

Research Data Management  

DMPTool

See guide

Jupyter Notebooks

Email Jen and Kate
GIS and Geospatial Services  

ArcGIS / ESRI suite

See guide

Maptitude

Email Bahare Sanaie-Movahed

Policy Map

See guide

QGIS

See guide

Simply Analytics

See guide

Social Explorer

See guide

Story Map JSON

Email Bahare Sanaie-Movahed
Data Visualization   

D3.js

Email Kate Kryder

Excel

Email Kate Kryder

R / Rstudio

Email Kate Kryder

Tableau

Email Kate Kryder
Presentation and Graphics  

Adobe Illustrator

Email Kate Kryder

Adobe InDesign

Email Kate Kryder

PowerPoint

Email Kate Kryder