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Data Science: Home

About this Guide

This guide points to resources for students and researchers in the field of data science.  Information about data services at Syracuse University Libraries can be found on the Research Data Services guide.

Please see the iSchool site for information about the Certificate of Advanced Study in Data Science.

Suggestions for this guide are welcome. Please contact Brenna.

Suggested Journals for Data Research

Featured Resources

  • Big Data (journal published by Mary Ann Liebert)
  • Data Analytics Handbook, from U.C. Berkeley
  • Data Citation Index
  • Data Science Journal
  • Google Datasets Search -enables users to find datasets stored across the Web through a simple keyword search. The tool surfaces information about datasets hosted in thousands of repositories across the Web, making these datasets universally accessible and useful.
  • Stanton, J. M., Palmer, C. L., Blake, C., & Allard, S. (2012). Interdisciplinary Data Science Education. In  N. Xiao, N., & L. R. McEwen, Special Issues in Data Management (ACS Symposium Series, Volume 1110). Washington, DC: American Chemical Society.  Available at SU Libraries; call number:  ZA 4080 .S64 2012

Suggested Databases for Data Science Research

Suggested resources for finding information about a specific idea or practice, as well as more in-depth research on a specific area of interest:

About Skillsoft (formerly Books24x7)

Skillsoft (formerly Books 24x7) offers an extensive collection of full-length electronic books - that includes a category for IT and technology.    From the Browse Topics section, select IT and Technical Topics.  Thousand of titles are available from publishers like AMACOM, Jossey-Bass, Harvard University Press, M.I.T. Press and more - covering areas that include but are not limited to:

  • Data Analytics
  • Databases
  • Graphic Design & Multimedia
  • Networks and Protocols
  • Programming Languages
  • Security
  • Human Resources
  • Management & Leadership