IAP 2008: Finding Research Datasets: ICPSR and the Harvard-MIT Data Center


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 finding and downloading datasets and understanding data documentation.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 15, 2 – 3:30 pm

WHERE: 14N-132, DIRC

See //libraries.mit.edu/guides/subjects/data/training/workshops.html for more information.

Advance sign up is required and participation is limited to 20 people. Please sign up by January 14 by contacting Katherine McNeill-Harman.