Data expo 2017

Social Science Data Expo

Friday, October 27, 2017

Participating data providers will be on-site to demo their data and answer any data questions that you may have.

Stanford Graduate School of Business Library

meet data resource representatives for in-person Q&A 9:00am to noon:

Bloomberg Basics

Bloomberg is a major data resource used in business schools, on Wall Street and throughout the world by more than 325,000 financial professionals. It embraces global information on equities, fixed income, commodities, currencies, economic indicators, and more. This session will introduce the Bloomberg keyboard functions and provide some familiarity with basic searches across the spectrum of the Bloomberg platform.

Stanford Libraries Social Science Data and Software (SSDS)

is a group within the Stanford Libraries that provides services and support to Stanford faculty, staff and students in the acquisition, curation, and preservation of social science data and the selection and use of quantitative (statistical) and qualitative analysis software. SSDS staff members provide these services in a variety of ways that include consulting, workshops and help documentation. We are located in the Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC) on the first floor of the Green Library Bing Wing.

Center for Population Health Sciences: Data Core & Redivis

The PHS Data Center offers Stanford researchers two resources:
a central hub where researchers can efficiently access, link, visualize and analyze data from a wide variety of sources, and a library of fata assets that facilitates transdisciplinary population health science projects and collaboration across the university. The PHS Data Center hosts a diverse collection of high-value data sets and partners with several data sources around the world through the Redivis platform. The Graduate School of Business Library has recently added datasets to Redivis. All our data and partners can be found on our Data Portal that allows you to directly, quickly, and responsibly explore and manipulate millions of records.

Green Library's Jonsson Reading Room

meet data resource representatives for in-person Q&A 1:00pm-5:00pm:

California Open Justice Portal

is a data-driven initiative that embraces transparency to strengthen trust, enhance government accountability, and improve public policy in the criminal justice system. Recent events in California and across the nation have highlighted the need for an important conversation between law enforcement and the communities we are sworn to protect. It is important that part of it be in a universal language — numbers.

The Census Bureau (U.S.)

is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people, business and economy. In addition to conducting a U.S. Census every ten years, it also continually conducts dozens of other census, surveys and estimates, including the American Community Survey, Economic Census and Population Estimates.  The Bureau's various censuses and surveys help allocate over $400 billion in federal funds every year and help states, local communities, and businesses make informed decisions.

Census data is available free of charge on the Census website: Data users can access data on many topics, such as age, sex, race/ethnicity, income, poverty, education, health insurance and are able to get data for the nation and down to their local city, zip code and neighborhood.  Business and economic data are also available to help make informed decisions about business expansion, economic development and tracking economic change.

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX)

is a leading property information, analytics and solutions provider in the United States and Australia. The company's combined data from public, contributory and proprietary sources includes over 4.5 billion records spanning more than 50 years. CoreLogic serves the real estate, mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, transportation and government sectors. The company, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., helps clients identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance and mitigate risk. For more information, please visit

Loan-Level Market Analytics:  CoreLogic LoanPerformanceTM mortgage origination and performance data which has been contributed by servicers and spans the life of each loan.  These data include all standard loan origination metrics as well as monthly status and performance updates.

Deed Records:  More than 925 million historical real estate transactions from nearly 3,000 County Clerk/Recorder offices. Content includes but not limited sales, mortgages, and nominal transfers, legal lot, subdivision and developer, document recording information. Property Address and Owner Name elements also included.

Property Tax Records:  148 million Residential and Commercial property records collected from 3,100+ U.S. County Tax Assessor, Collector and Treasurer offices. Content includes but not limited to assessed, appraised, and/or market values and property taxes , recording and sale date, price, mortgage, lot and living square footage, bed, bath, square footage, fuel and heating types. Property Address and Owner Name elements also included.

Mortgage Performance:  CoreLogic mortgage origination and performance data, contributed by servicers and sourced from trustees, spans the life of each loan providing an in depth view of prepayment, delinquency, and default risk.  The data includes all standard loan origination metrics and is updated monthly with performance information

Access restricted to Stanford affiliates.


Data-Planet Statistical Datasets provides single platform access through to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data-Planet repository contains more than 35 billion data points from more than 70 source organizations. The over 4.9 billion datasets in Data-Planet provide immediate and easy access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry.

With the ability to instantly chart, map, and compare billions of indicators at the county, MSA, census-tract, state, and country level, Data-Planet is revolutionizing statistical research. The repository continues to grow with new content and sources selected purposefully to best meet the needs of customers.


delivers analytics and advice to help leaders and organizations solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 80 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviors of employees, customers, students and citizens than any other organization in the world.

Gallup works with leaders and organizations to achieve breakthroughs in customer engagement, employee engagement, organizational culture and identity, leadership development, talent-based assessments, entrepreneurship and well-being. Our 2,000 professionals include noted scientists, renowned subject-matter experts and bestselling authors who work in a range of industries, including banking, finance, healthcare, consumer goods, automotive, real estate, hospitality, education, government and business-to-business (B2B).

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The IMF eLibrary delivers access to more than 17,000 books, periodicals, working papers and studies, and more than a million data series. Information on economics, business and finance, public policy, international trade, law and taxation, inequality and poverty reduction, and much more is provided in a user-friendly online interface.

The International Monetary Fund is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financialstability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.


NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications. Using these online resources, researchers in libraries around the world can easily explore tens of millions of current and archived news articles and obituaries in order to pinpoint information from primary sources at the local, state, regional, national and international levels.


PolicyMap is a fully web-based online data and mapping application that gives you access to over 15,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs and more. Data is available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries. Data comes from both public and proprietary sources. Many of the public files are available for download for free.

San Mateo County Open Data

The County of San Mateo publishes over 500 datasets of freely available data including restaurant health inspection results, secured property tax bills, flu clinic locations, and over 100 map layers for use in web maps or GIS software. Connect with local volunteers who work on solutions to community issues with OpenSMC, San Mateo County’s Code for America Brigade. Find out what data the County publishes might work with your research interest and connect with local government programs in our backyard.

Stanford Research Computing Computing Center

The Stanford Research Computing Center (SRCC) is a joint effort of the Dean of Research and IT Services to build and support a comprehensive program to advance computational research at Stanford.  That includes offering and supporting traditional high performance computing (HPC) systems, as well as systems for high throughput and data – intensive computing.  The SRCC also helps researchers transition their analyses and models from the desktop to more capable and plentiful resources, providing the opportunity to explore their data and answer research questions at a scale typically not possible on desktops or departmental servers.

Stanford's HANA Immersive Visualization Environment (HIVE)

our new visualization center built in partnership with the Army High Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC) and SAP, located in Huang 050, is open to all Stanford faculty, students and staff. The HIVE will allow collaborative visualization in teaching and research across the sciences, social sciences, and engineering Researchers will use multiple displays simultaneously to investigate various aspects of data collection, simulation, and visualization and to zoom in to see detail at previously unheard-of-levels.