Author Archives: Lu Chou

IPUMS Has a New Look

IPUMS portal (https://www.ipums.org/) has a new look.  Updates and new features have been added to IPUMS data projects. Visitors can still access their data and data tools free of charge but will find it is easier to access their projects … Continue reading

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DataLumos at ICPSR

DataLumos (https://www.datalumos.org/datalumos/) is an open-access repository newly established at ICPSR.  The public can recommend government data resources to be archived in DataLumos.  The public can directly deposit valuable government data resources related to social sciences in this new data repository.  … Continue reading

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IASSIST Responded to President Trump's Executive Order on Visas and Immigration

The International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST) issued a statement in response to President Trump’s executive order on visas and immigration on February 13, 2017.  IASSIST is an international organization of professionals working in and with … Continue reading

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Public Data in the Time of Alternative Facts

On January 25, 2017 the Trump Administration mandated that his political appointees review studies or data from scientists at the Environmental Protection (EPA) before they can be released to the public. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and U.S. Representative Paul Gosar … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

Over 80 courses will be offered in four-week sessions and three-to-five day workshops this summer. A complete list of four-week courses in two sessions (June 26 – July 21 and July 24- August 18) are available from ICPSR Summer Program … Continue reading

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2017 ICPSR Summer Program Scholarships

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program runs from June 26 to July 21 (the first four-week session) and July 24 to August 18 (the second four-week Session). There are several scholarships offering funds to support … Continue reading

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2016: A Year of Great Progress in Qualitative Data Archiving and Exchange – January 9, 2017

This blog describes the UK Data Service’s progress in archiving and sharing qualitative data. UK Data Service has built a collection of over one thousand qualitative and mixed methods datasets. It continues to advocate for data export and exchange to … Continue reading

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An Overview of the 2017 ICPSR Summer Program – January 9, 2016

ICPSR will host a webinar on January 30, 2017 at 2 PM EST to introduce its 2017 Summer Program. The ICPSR Summer Program offers a broad curriculum ranging from introductory statistics and data analysis to advanced methods and cutting-edge techniques. … Continue reading

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Release of 2015 American Housing Survey Metropolitan Areas Summary Tables – January 9, 2016

HUD and the Census Bureau has released metropolitan area summary tables from the 2015 American Housing Survey. It includes summary tables for the 15 largest metropolitan areas and 10 additional large metropolitan areas. The 2015 AHS provides statistics on housing … Continue reading

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China and US Map Library Online – January 3, 2017

China Data Center at the University of Michigan will host a webinar to introduce a new product, China and US Map Library Online on January 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST. This new product provides online statistical maps on population, … Continue reading

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