IAP 2010: Finding Research Datasets: ICPSR and the Harvard-MIT Data Center

Posted January 6th, 2010 by Ryan Gray

Need data to answer a research question? Interested in analyzing raw datasets with micro-level records about individual respondents?

This hands-on workshop will familiarize you with the resources of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Harvard-MIT Data Center, which provide access to datasets in the social sciences and related fields. Topics will include the structure of data files, finding and downloading datasets, and understanding data documentation.

NOTE: Advance sign-up is required. Registration due by January 11. This session is limited to 20 participants.

WHEN: Thursday, January 14, 1 – 2:30pm

WHERE: DIRC, 14N-132

Contact Kate McNeill with any questions and/or to register.

Check out other Social Science Data Services IAP sessions as well as the MIT Libraries’ full schedule of IAP sessions.

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