ODESI U of A Access Only


(Ontario Data Documentation, Extraction Service and Infrastructure) is a digital repository for social science data, including polling data. It is a web-based data exploration, extraction and analysis tool using the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) social science data standard. provides researchers the ability to search for survey questions at the variable level across thousands of Canadian and international datasets. There are both microdata and aggregate datasets available, downloadable in a range of formats.

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Data Library, 2-10 Cameron Library, 492-5212


Use of this product is restricted to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Alberta and requires login with a current CCID. It is the responsibility of each user to ensure that they use this product for individual, non-commercial educational or research purposes only, and does not systematically download or retain substantial portions of information.

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