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CISS 299: Writing About Data & Policy (Morrison)

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What is ICPSR?

ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political & Social Research) is the world’s largest archive of computer readable social science data. Through our membership, it allows you to access an archive of more than 20,000 research files from a range of studies in the social sciences, including the raw data as well as, in many cases, the study documentation and research that has been conducted based on the data. 

Types of sites that carry data

Data or statistics?

Scholarly articles

Often there is statistical data within the discussion in a scholarly article. Consider this source (found through CrossSearch):

Cao, J., Kim, S. S., & Alvarez, R. M. (2022). Bayesian Analysis of State Voter Registration Database Integrity. Statistics, Politics & Policy13(1), 19–40.