Learn about ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research), the world’s largest archive of research data for the social sciences. Next week (Oct 5-9, 2009), ICPSR will be broadcasting live free webinars to help you understand and utilize its many data resources. Topics covered include:
- Data on minority populations
- Graphing quantitative data & Web 2.0 tools for visualization
- Protecting respondent confidentiality
- American Community Survey
- American National Election Survey
- Harmonized data sets
- Documentation of research data
- Quantitative literacy/Using data in teaching
- Online analysis of data
- And more!
Visit http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/or/ormeet/program/index.jsp to review the abstracts and slides and to register to attend the webinars. Note: while these are presented in the context of the meeting of ICPSR Official Representatives, the webinars are free and open to the public; all members of the MIT community are encouraged to register and attend.
Can’t make the live webinars? View them anytime at: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/or/ormeet/program/index.jsp.
For more information about ICPSR, contact MIT’s Official Representative, Katherine McNeill, at firstname.lastname@example.org.