Compliance & Ethics Computing & Cloud Storage Research Dissemination

Data Storage, Datasets, and Open Data


Abacus holds the Library’s collection of open and licensed data sets from around the world, primarily public use microdata (PUMFs) from censuses, other social and health surveys, public opinion polls, and spatial data for GIS.

Who can use it

Employees, Faculty, Students



*Primarily supported by UBC Vancouver

Self service links and Resources

Click here to visit the Library’s Abacus information page


Access to some data is restricted to UBC users, but many datasets are open access and reference materials such as user guides and codebooks are open to all users

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Last updated: 2024-03-13 03:03

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