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ICPSR holds over 17,000 studies including over 5 million variables (aka the questions a researcher asks in a survey). Types of data include administrative data, surveys, video data, social media data, and more. Data searches can be filtered by topic, geographic location, subject terms/tags, funding agency, time period and more.

Over 40 academic disciplines use ICPSR data, including Anthropology,  Communications, Criminology, Economics, Education, Gender Studies, Geography, Information Science, Law, Medicine, Social Work, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy and more.

All data found at ICPSR include a copy and paste version of the data citation for your papers or projects.

Resources available through ICPSR

Thematic data collections include:

  • CivicLEADS - Civic Learning, Engagement & Action Data Sharing

  • Data Sharing for Demographic Research

  • Health and Medical Care Archive

  • National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

  • National Archive of Data on Arts and Culture

  • Resource Center for Minority Data

  • And many more

Faculty members please note these resources: