This collection of datasets from Princeton University each come with detailed descriptions of the data's history, how it was collected, and the data quality. Scroll down to "OPR Data Catalog Search" and either type your search terms into the search box or click "complete listings" to browse the archive. Data is available in text format.
This webpage presents three new datasets to accompany the book "A Casebook for a First Course in Statistics and Data Analysis" by Chatterjee, Handcock and Simonoff. The datasets address salaries of major league baseball players, state aid to Nassau County public schools, and the success of teams in the National Hockey League, 1995-1996. The datasets are available in Minitab, Text, and Statistix 4 format.
These datasets come from the book "STAT LABS: Mathematical Statistics Through Applications." Below the link for each dataset are descriptions of the variables for that dataset. Datasets are in text format and address topics such as maternal smoking and infant health, video games, radon, cytomegalovirus DNA, HIV, crab molting, voting, snow gauge calibration, down syndrome, and tape drive quality.
This page from the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides data and statistics on Inflation & Consumer Spending, Wages, Earnings, & Benefits, Productivity, Safety & Health, International Labor, Occupations, and Demographics. Data is in Excel, html, or pdf format.
This collection of datasets from Harvard University covers many ecological topics from insects to hurricanes. Each dataset's description includes the name of the investigator, dates of collection, location, abstract, and method of collection. The metadata file for each dataset provides descriptions of the variables. Please read the terms of agreement before use.
This page contains applets and data files that supplement the text "Investigating Statistical Concepts, Applications, And Methods." The applets and files are organized according to chapter; each data file is available in Minitab or text format.
The datasets in this collection are in text format, but are also compatible with Arc software from "Regression Graphics." Each set has a title, description, and data table. The software is available in the relation link below.