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Affordable - available at low cost
Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty
Data.gov is the central repository for the U.S. Government's open data. The machine readable data sets contain both raw and geospatial data, in a variety of formats.
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Good data are needed to set baselines, identify effective public and private actions, set goals and targets, monitor progress and evaluate impacts. They are also an essential tool of good government, providing means for people to assess what governments do and helping them to participate directly in the development process. This site is designed to make World Bank data easy to find, download, and use. All of the data found here can be used free of charge with minimal restrictions.
SAMHSA contains data collections related to substance abuse and mental health. Population Data / NSDUH, Client Level Data / TEDS, Substance Abuse Facilities Data / NSSATS, Mental Health Facilities Data / NMHSS, and Emergency Department Data.
DataCatalogs.org is one of the most comprehensive listings of open data catalogs in the world.