Resource Type: Data/Statistics

Territorial Papers of the United States, 1764-1953

Digital collection of pre-statehood documents including Native American negotiations and treaties, official correspondence with the federal government, military records, judicial proceedings, population data, financial statistics, land records, and more.

World Bank Microdata Library

A collection of datasets from around the world collected through sample surveys, available at the individual respondent level. Data are documented and available for reuse.

News Data Service PowerSearch

See the Research/IT Desk – Ask a Librarian to log you in. News Data Services provides access to broadcast news transcripts from local and national tv and radio stations from 2002 to today. Streaming video content is available for 60 days from the time of broadcast and can be clipped and saved for later analysis.

MetroGIS Regional Parcel Dataset

This GIS dataset is a compilation of tax parcel polygon and point layers assembled into a common coordinate system from Twin Cities, Minnesota metropolitan area counties. Parcel data includes attributes like square footage, year built, home style, and date and value of last sale. Contact a data librarian about historical data.

NCompass Street Centerlines and Landmarks Dataset

A dataset for use with GIS software featuring street centerline and address range data for the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area and beyond as well as three Wisconsin counties (Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix).


Repository of fully searchable current US government information gleaned from official websites, legislation, congressional and regulatory documents, social media, press releases, and more.

Nexis Uni

Full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications.