The Data Library at


The National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR) is a program of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. and the Missouri School of Journalism. Since 1989, NICAR has trained thousands of journalists in the practical skills of getting and analyzing electronic information and also maintains a library of databases containing government data on a wide array of subjects, available for purchase by IRE members.

Get data from us

Search our databases and find the data you need for your investigation

Hire us for data jobs

If you need data cleaned, analyzed or mapped, NICAR can help 

Learn to use data

Attend our conference or one of our boot camps or explore our tutorials