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ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

"An international consortium of more than 750 academic institutions and research organizations OCPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community.

ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields."

-from ICPSR Website

To use the database off campus, create an account.

For all users, by creating a MyData account, you can:

✦ Download data and use online analysis tools
✦ Download data available only to ICPSR members, if you are from a member institution
✦ Generate utilization reports and download statistics
✦ Update your account profile and settings
✦ Access your past searches, downloads, and deposits (forthcoming)
✦ Access Summer Program registration and history of courses taken (forthcoming)

Introducing ICPSR

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Evaluating Data

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