Google Dataset Search

Language English

Launched September 5, 2018
Closed No

Developer Google Inc.

Country of Origin US America

2018 - [...] Google Inc.

Topic Data Search

Region No Limitation

Technical functionalities
Search engine for databases, repositories, portals and other closed (deep web) or open content collections

Used SeEn Google Search Engine

Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite

Wikipedia: »Google Dataset Search is a search engine from Google that helps researchers locate online data that is freely available for use.[1] The company launched the service on September 5, 2018, and stated that the product was targeted at scientists and data journalists.

Google Dataset Search complements Google Scholar, the company's search engine for academic studies and reports.« Source


Critical points

Features & Functionality


Example results page for "Sand": Source

References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN):
Wikipedia (Others):

Other Sources

RAM SAGAR (2019): How Google Built A Search Engine For Finding Datasets URL:
Kay Ewbank (2020): Google Dataset Search Out Of Beta URL:
Sead Fadilpaši (2020): Google has upgraded its search engine for datasets URL:

Created: 2019-05-01