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Finding and Using Data from ICPSR

The Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a repository of datasets for use in secondary data analysis.

What is ICPSR?

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The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a data repository hosted by the University of Michigan that includes over fifty years of clean, well-documented, curated social science and interdisciplinary data. The data is deposited by researchers and the government for use in secondary data analysis and in teaching.

ICPSR also has an educational and community-building mission and provides programming, including a well-regarded summer program, and teaching resources.

Temple University is an ICPSR member institution and has access to all deposited data. Temple researchers may also apply to deposit their own data for archiving with ICPSR, and receive a discount for the summer program.

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