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National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database

The National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database provides information on mobility patterns, employment and sales growth performance, job creation and destruction, business startups and failures, changes in primary markets, corporate affiliations, and much more for over thirty two million establishments in … Continue reading

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ICSPR Data Training Webinar – May 27, 2015

ICSPR is presenting a data training webinar entitled “Early Head Start Family and Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) 2009 Data Training.” The webinar is scheduled for 1:30pm EDT on May 27, 2015.  To register for the webinar, and for more information … Continue reading

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Russell Sage Foundation Call for Papers

The Russell Sage Foundation has issued a request for submission of article for a special issue of the Journal of the Social Sciences. The theme of the issue is “Wealth Inequality: Sources, Consequences, and Responses.” Authors interested in contributing to … Continue reading

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ICPSR DDI Webinar

ICPSR has announced a May 4 webinar entitled “Creating a Harmonized Custom Data Extract for MIDUS using DDI 3.2.”  The MIDUS (Midlife in the United States)  study has been using DDI for “nearly 10 years” to help document and provide … Continue reading

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Long term impacts caused by changes to the Canadian Census

In June 2010, the Canadian Parliament decided to eliminate the required long form census questionnaire, and instead switch to an optional survey. Al Jazerra America has published an article entitled “What happened when Canada stopped counting its numbers,” by Leyland … Continue reading

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openICPSR becomes Recommended Data Repository

Scientific Data, “an open access journal from Nature Publishing Group that aids discoverability, citation, and reuse of research data,” has recommended that openICPSR will be an officially recommended data repository. For more information about this, please see the ICPSR News … Continue reading

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North American DDI User Conference [NADDI] – April 8-10, 2015

The North American DDI User Conference [NADDI]  will be held April 8-10, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The theme of this years conference is “Research Data Management: Enhancing Discoverability with Open Metadata Standards.” The conference is being hosted by the University of … Continue reading

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NAHDAP Summer Workshop (June 22-24, 2015)

The National Addiction and HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP) is hosting a session at the ICPSR Summer Program entitled “Secondary Data Analysis and the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP).” The workshop will take place in Ann Arbor, … Continue reading

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2015 ICPSR Summer Program Scholarships

ICPSR is now accepting applications for fee-waiving scholarships to attend the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program. These scholarships are designed to assist graduate students or pre-tenure scholars who want to attend one of the Summer Programs two four-week session. “The selection … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program Five-day Workshop (July 27-31, 2015)

The five-day workshop – Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-Use – is scheduled for July 27-31, 2015. “Instructors Louise Corti (UK Data Archive), Jared Lyle (ICPSR), and Veerle Van den Eynden (UK Data Archive) will discuss best practices and … Continue reading

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