Open datasets on the web
There are lots of interesting open datasets all across the net and if you're creative enough you can think of great things to do with those for your research.
Check out the following posts I previously mentioned on the blog:
Datasets I repeatedly use
This looks great :
(atleast for my own research):
- The Himalayan Database: The Expedition Archives of Elizabeth Hawley (costs about 60USD on Amazon) used in this paper