Library Databases that provide Shapefiles or georeferenced files
Some datasets purchased by MSU Libraries have GIS-ready functionality. This guide links to several resources with the ability to export data or images to Shapefile, GeoTIFF or GeoPDF formats.
This guide provides information about the major subscription multi-disciplinary statistical indexes and databases available through the MSU Libraries. It does not include non-subscription statistical databases such as American Factfinder, UNData, World Bank Open Data, etc.
The following general statistical databases are profiled:
Additional subject-specific statistical databases are available in the Libraries' general E-Resources collections and from the Business Library E-Resources, including but not limited to the following list:
Please consult additional subject-specific research guides for other resources, or ask a librarian.