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Education: introduction to libraries and resources: Data & Statistics for Education

Subjects: Education

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What is big data?
It's a phrase used to quantify data sets that are so large and complex that they become difficult to exchange, secure, and analyze with typical tools. These courses on big data show you how to solve these problems, and many more, with leading IT tools and techniques.

Places to look for Education data & statistics

Social Science Data

Bodleian Libraries provides access to an extensive collection of databases via OxLIP+.

Choose the Education subject listing and select the Statistics and Datasets mini-list.



The Bodleian Data Library provides a range of services for researchers and students at the University of Oxford who need to make secondary use of statistics and data.


SRMO is an online collection of books, articles, and papers about a wide variety of research methods. It is useful for helping you choose and justify your methodology.

Data Explorer

Google Public Data Explorer

This Data Explorer makes large, public-interest datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand. You can navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your findings.

Education Subject Librarian

Education Library
15 Norham Gardens
01865 274028
Website / Blog Page

Bodleian Data Librarian

John Southall
Bodleian Social Science Library
Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ
+44 (0)1865 2-85936
Website / Blog Page

Search for data on OXLIP+

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