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. The initial focus is on the social sciences.

The Bodleian Data Library:

  • supports researchers and students in finding, accessing and using social science statistics and data;
  • manages the access and curation of restricted and sensitive datasets which may not be networked including data supplied by Eurostat;
  • offers a new data brokering and clearing house service for the acquisition of datasets by research centres in the Social Sciences Division;
  • provides consultancy services and highlights training opportunities;
  • alerts researchers to new sources of data.

For data enquiries and help please email data@bodleian.ox.ac.uk, or contact the Data Librarian direct:

John Southall

John Southall

Bodleian Data Librarian

Email: john.southall@bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Phone: 01865 285936
Location: Bodleian Social Science Library

Other key data contacts

Expertise in business and finance data is provided by the Business Librarian, Hal Kirkwood.
For assistance with geospatial data, contact the GIS Librarian, Mike Athanson.

Other data services in the University

  • Research Data Oxford which provides advice on research data management;
  • ORDS which offers a service for hosting, sharing and editing relational databases;
  • ORA-Data which is a catalogue and repository for data produced by Oxford researchers.

To report broken links, comment or make suggestions on the site please email data@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

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