The guide below has additional images and explanations, but briefly, remember:
The easiest way to search for materials is by using the Illinois Tech Library Search.
Check out our Library Search User Guide for more information about performing basic and advanced searches using this tool.
In general, when looking for data, ask yourself who would be interested in this information? A government agency? A nonprofit? A private company? Then try to discover what agencies, companies, or organizations fall under that category, and see if any of them have publicly available data.