Comments or Suggestions Library Databases
The Asian Development Bank's Statistical Database System (SDBS) is a searchable database of social, economic, and financial indicators relating to the ADB's developing member countries. This includes annual data on national accounts, prices, government finance, trade, balance of payments, money and banking, external debt, population, labor force, and social indicators.
Provides access to commonly requested Canadian census data.
CANSIM I database is no longer being updated.
Statistics Canada computer database containing over 41 million time series covering a wide variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life.
Census Profiles are available thanks to Statistics Canada and the Community Data Network, of which the City of Winnipeg is a member. The 2006 Census represents the most current socioeconomic information available.
The Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) provides Canadian academic institutions with access to Statistics Canada data files and databases for teaching and research.
This resource can only be used by current students, faulty/staff.
A searchable database containing citations of known published and unpublished works resulting from analyses of data held in the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) data archive.
Free Resource
ICPSR is an international consortium of academic institutions and research organizations which maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) publishes a range of time series data.
A categorized index of all Statistics Canada publications downloadable from the World Wide Web, including many which are available free of cost.
Data extractor for social science data. Contains access to Canadian census and other datasets.
Nesstar is a data portal for the dissemination of your data and metadata.
odesi is a web-based tool for data exploration, extraction and analysis. It searches for survey questions (variables) across thousands of datasets held in a growing number of collections, and supports basic tabulation and analysis online. As well, it contains a digital repository for social science data the core of which is Statistics Canada's public-use survey data.
New - off-campus access is coming soon.
The Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 188 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2004. The European Union or the OECD provide more detailed purchasing power and real product estimates for their countries and the World Bank makes current price estimates for most PWT countries at the GDP level.
The SIMBAD (Set of Identifications, Measurements, and Bibliography for Astronomical Data) astronomical database brings together basic data, cross-identifications, observational measurements, and bibliography, for celestial objects outside the solar system: stars, galaxies, and nonstellar objects within our galaxy, or in external galaxies. SIMBAD contains information for about 4.7 million objects.
Searches research papers, the Daily, the Census, and CANSIM. No Census Tract searching. Some PDF files. Some documents must be ordered or otherwise located in our library or other libraries.
A categorized index of all Statistics Canada publications downloadable from the World Wide Web, including many which are available free of cost.
The UT/DLS: microdata analysis and subsetting service is licensed by the University of Winnipeg Library from the University of Toronto Data Library Service (UT/DLS). This service is based on the Survey Documentation & Analysis (SDA) software developed by the University of California, Berkeley. SDA is a series of software programs that: presents documentation associated with survey data sets; facilitates web-based analysis of survey data; and includes procedures for creating customized subsets of data that can be downloaded for use in Excel and other statistical software packages.
Includes tables for world trade, and separate extensive tables for Canadian imports and exports.
A wide-ranging database which covers all countries and areas and selected series from more than 30 specialized international data sources, this source contains more than eight million data elements in more than 300 statistical series.
Includes tables for world trade, and separate extensive tables for Canadian imports and exports.