Looking for a source of open data? Not sure where to start? Contact a liaison librarian in your subject area to learn about common sources of open data in your field.
A few interesting examples of open data include:
Open data can live anywhere. Often the first step in your search will be refining what you are looking for—subject matter, type of data, time period of interest, geographic limitations, particular demographic groups, etc. Talking to a librarian can be helpful in this regard, as they can guide you in your search and help translate your needs into effective search terms and strategies.