Join Curt Frye for an in-depth discussion in this video Google Public Data, part of Up and Running with Public Data Sets.
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- Google is an exceptionally popular search engine,…but the company also makes public data available…through their Google Public Data collection.…As of this recording, the collection contains…136 data sets covering a wide variety…of economic and technology topics.…The URL for this resource is www.google.com/publicdata.…If you type in that URL, it takes you to…the /directory address, but you don't have to…type it all the way in if you don't want to.…
Like I said, there are 136 data sets available.…If you scroll down, you can see the first page of results.…We have the World Development Indicators…from the World Bank, HDI from the…United Nations Development Programs,…the Global Competitiveness Report…from the World Economic Forum, and so on.…Let's say that I want to search for a particular data set,…so I click in the Search public data box.…I'll type in broadband and press Enter.…
I see a number of broadband data sets.…I'll go for the second one, which is…Broadband Internet Subscriptions per 100 population.…It's from the World Economic Forum.…
- Working with US census data
- Using data from the Securities and Exchange Commission
- Accessing data from other US agencies
- Finding international sources of data
- Gathering data from web-based search engines and data portals
- Visualizing and analyzing public data sets in Excel
Skill Level Intermediate
1. U.S. Census Bureau and Securities and Exchange Commission
2. Other U.S. Government Agencies
3. Non-U.S. Data Sources
4. Data Search Engines and Portals
5. Visualizing Data
Manipulating a PivotTable2m 39s
Further resources1m 26s
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