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Contact Jeff Essic
Data Services Librarian
Phone 919-515-5698

Data Sets Available Only Through Purchase

Faculty and graduate students,

If you find the data set you want is not available for free, you have a few options.

First, you will need to evaluate two things:

  1. How expensive is the data you want? and
  2. Is it likely to be of use to other campus researchers besides yourself? Can you get others (especially faculty) to voice their interest, too?

With that information in hand, you're better prepared to investigate if funding is available to purchase your data.

Funding may be available from:
To find out
Grad students, check with: Faculty, check with:
Your department Your professor or faculty advisor Your department chair
Grants from government agencies or non-profits Your professor or faculty advisor Your department chair
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