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ICPSR - The Inter-University Corsortium for Political and Social Research

Thematic Data Collections

ICPSR provides free access to a number of important thematic data collections. These topic-focused collections are intended to inspire new research and content is continually added by sponsor agencies and foundations.

Teaching with ICPSR Data

ICPSR includes over 500,000 digital files containing research data and offers several ways to search for data that you can use in your research.

Citing Data from ICPSR

It's important to cite data collected by others. Citing properly ensures that data can be discovered, reused, replicated, credited, and tracked for usage and impact.