The ICPSR Social Sciences Data Fair, that is. Sponsored by the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), this Virtual Data Fair is free and open to all members […]
Want to know what people REALLY think?
Short of mind-reading, there are ways to get an idea of what people think and feel about current events in America and around the world. How, you say? Well through […]
Does the library have textbooks?
In some cases, yes – but in most cases, no. The first thing you should do before you opt not to buy your textbook(s) is to see if your professor or […]
World Bank’s New Open Data Initiative
The World Bank has announced a new open data initiative that will bring global economic and development data to the Web for the world to use. This free site provides easy […]
Census 2010 and Counting the Student Population
The time to be counted is right around the corner. So, as a college student, often with more than one address during the year, how will you be counted? Your […]
Intensive quantitative methods training program
ICPSR has announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2010 Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. The program is held on the campus of the University […]
LexisNexis Statistical Datasets Now Available
LexisNexis Statistical Datasets allows users to create customized tables and graphs from a wide range of aggregate data resources. Some thematic maps are also included; for example, under Education, you […]
NCAA Student Athlete Experience Data Archive
ICPSR has created a new thematic archive called the NCAA Student-Athlete Experience Data Archive with user-friendly data collections related to graduation rates, team-level academic progress rates (Division 1), and individual-level […]
Locating Data on Baltimore in ICPSR
In order to find secondary survey data on Baltimore in ICPSR, use the general search box (upper right) and enter Baltimore Maryland, as shown above (capitalization does not matter). Some […]
Need some quick stats?
The United States Government collects an extraordinary amount of data and publishes statistics on a wide range of topics. Need to know how many traffic fatalities there are in a […]