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Introduction to ICPSR

This guide provides instructions, guides and tutorials for finding datasets using ICPSR and analyzing those datasets using SPSS

ICPSR, a data archive for research in the social sciences

Looking for statistics on a specific topic?  Trying to find the dataset for a particular study?  Need survey results using a specific methodology?

Consider using  ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research), a data archive for research in the social sciences.  This database includes 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism and other fields.

Most ICPSR datasets can be downloaded for SPSS analysis. Tutorials (text and video) and Frequently Asked Questions are available to help you through this process.

Access ICPSR:

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