Social Science Data for Analysis and Teaching Now Available

Social science data for analysis and teaching is now available through Seton Hall University Libraries via ICPSR, starting February 1, 2018!

Thanks to generous support from the Provost’s Thrust Initiative, Seton Hall Faculty and students will have access to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research starting February 1, 2018.  ICPSR, based at the University of Michigan, is the world’s largest collection of digital social science data.  These datasets can be used for secondary research, instructional activities, and to write articles, papers or theses.

Datasets cover topics including sociology, political science, economics, demography, education, child care, health care, crime, minority populations, aging, terrorism, substance abuse, mental health, public policy, and international relations.

Benefits include access to curated data, assistance through University Libraries, data management plan assistance, discounts on summer programs, and free deposits to openICPSR, ICPSR’s public access data collection.

ICPSR Overviews will be offered as part of Love Data Week, at Walsh Library, running February 12-16.

See ICPSR Research Guide or Research Data Management Guide for more information or contact your liaison librarian.

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