Business Research Database Blog Series: ECDS Data Center

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep.

What Will You Find?

The ECDS Data Center is an excellent resource for finding U.S. and international data sources for advanced data analysis, located in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. Not only does it cover content across a wide variety of topic areas (e.g., Census and Demography, Education, Environment, Health, Social Indicators, and more), but it also offers a list of resources for data support, citation, and help with R, SAS, SPSS, and Stata. Plus, you can find key contacts across Emory who will be able to help support you in your projects.

Use for Class Projects

Do you need to gather a large dataset for data visualization, or are you conducting data analysis for class? This guide is an excellent resource for uncovering a breadth datasets and data sources to help get you started. Plus, with the tools it offers to help enhance your R, SAS, SPSS, and Stata skills, you will be prepared to tackle all your data-centric class projects.

Use for Interview Prep

Need to learn a new statistical software and understand how to clean up data for your future career? This resource will give you tools to enhance your skill set and prepare you to undertake data-centric projects even beyond your time at Emory.

Additional Business Resources

You can also use the Business Research Guide to locate additional business resources, locate tips for how to use them, and understand which are best for your specific research needs.