Quantitative Methods module: Data Sources and Resources
Link to example dataset (British Social Attitudes)
The following provide both data and documentation about those data:
Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) [Guide on accessing data and documentation at ESDS]
Nesstar Catalogue (direct link)
Office for National Statistics (and Nomis) [UK Official Statistics more generally]
The Survey Question Bank (SQB) (this is not a data source but a source of information about questions that have been used on previous surveys, with links to the surveys).
Library workbook on statistical sources
The Data without Boundaries (DwB) project: This exists to support equal and easy access to official microdata for the European Research Area.
Open University course material for Statistics in Society (code: MDST242): Click here
Cohen, Manion and Morrison. 2007. Research Methods in Education (6th edition).
Ho. 2006. Handbook of univariate and multivariate data analysis and interpretation with SPSS.