May 22, 2022

Google Dataset Search Comes Out of Beta, New Features Added

UPDATE: Here’s the Official Google Announcement with Today’s Dataset Search News

From The Verge:

Dataset Search launched in September 2018, with Google hoping to slowly unify the fragmented world of online, open-access data. Although many institutions like universities, governments, and labs publish data online, it’s often difficult to find using traditional search.


New features added to Dataset Search include the ability to filter data by type (tables, images, text, etc), whether it’s free to use, and the geographic areas it covers. The engine is also now available to use on mobile and has expanded dataset descriptions.

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See Also: Google Announces Launch of “Google Dataset Search” (September 5, 2018)

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.