Kathryn A. Martin Library

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

Subject: Social science data  
Type: Electronic format. Most data files are ASCII fixed-format files. 
Materials Covered: Data sets relevant to political science, sociology, demography, history, economics, international relations, public health, criminal justice, education, social work, and more. 
Dates of Coverage:   
Special Features: Users must agree to the terms in ICPSR's Responsible Use Statement. Most data sets require some type of statistical software, SPSS, SAS, and Stata. 
Periodicals Indexed
or Full-Text:
NA 
Simultaneous Users:  Unlimited 
Online Help:  The interface includes a links to an online tutorial and a "need help?" page. 
Link: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/lurl/LibGo.php?TiPrimaryID=815 
Vendor: ICPSR 
License Info:  
Use Restrictions: Available to ALL users in the library; Off campus access is limited to UMD students, staff, and faculty 
Printing: Most data sets need to be downloaded before printing; some download into excel format. Nist data sets requre some type of statistical software such as SPSS, SAS, or Stata. 
Search Assistance:  For searching assistance contact the Research & Information Desk at 218-726-8100 or email Jodi Carlson Grebinoski 

 

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