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More Information: ICPSR


The university is an active member of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), an international consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods for analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. In addition, it hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, abuse, terrorism, and other fields.


  • ICPSR data and article searches
  • Publication partner archive database
  • Online data comparison and analysis
  • Citation guides and data management plans
  • Quantitative research training and support


  • Network Username and Password
  • ICPSR account
  • To create or reauthenticate an ICPSR account, you must be connected to the university network with your Network Username and Password.
  • ICPSR accounts must be reauthenticated every six months.

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Stacy Winchester
Thomas Cooper Library
University of South Carolina
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