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Online Tools for Assignment

Introduce useful online tools that may help to prepare your assignment.

Google Dataset Search


Google Dataset Search is a user-friendly search engine for searching freely available data from the internet. It was launched in September 2018 by Google, and the beta version was completed in January 2020.

You can access data using the Google Dataset Search with the steps below:

  1. Input keywords and conduct a search.
  2. Apply proper filters to find the right data you are looking for.
  3. You can then click on the link provided on the result page and get to the data.



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