Category Archives: Classes, Conferences & Webinars

NADDI 2019 Conference

The North American Data Documentation Initiative Conference (NADDI) 2019 will take place in Oattwa, Canada from April 24 to April 26. The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is an international standard for describing the data produced by surveys and other observational … Continue reading

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IPUMS International: An Introduction Webinar

IPUMS International: An Introduction is scheduled on Thursday, March 28 at 11 AM CST. It will provide an overview of the available datasets, topics, website features, and basics for accessing data and extracts in IPUMS International. Another webinar will be … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

ICPSR Summer Program offers a comprehensive curriculum in research design, statistics, data analysis, and methodology. It also provides a great opportunities for networking with participants representing about 30 different disciplines from more than 350 colleges around the world. Over 80 … Continue reading

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Roper Center Has a New Website

A new website went live at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. A Roper Roundtable webinar is scheduled on Wednesday, February 13 at 9 AM CST. It will review navigation, recent and forthcoming functionality on the new site. Registration … Continue reading

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Webinar: A Guided Tour of IPUMS USA

This webinar features decennial censuses from 1790 to 2010 and American Community Surveys (ACS) from 2000 to the present, explores website features for customizing data extracts, and shares some useful insider knowledge. It is scheduled on Thursday, January 31, 2019 … Continue reading

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An Overview of the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program

This webinar is scheduled on Monday, 2019 at 1 PM CST. ICPSR Summer Program staff will discuss this year’s courses, scholarship opportunities (including the expanded Diversity Initiative scholarships supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), registration, visitor information, and more. … Continue reading

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Immigration to the U.S., a Pew Research Center Mini-course

Mark Hugo Lopez, director of global migration and demography research at the Pew Research Center, and his team have created five short email lessons on immigration to the U.S. 1. Who are today’s U.S. Immigrants? 2. Who are legal immigrants, … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Data Projects: Curation at the Qualitative Data Repository

Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) at Syracuse University will host a free webinar on how to curate and share qualitative research data on Wednesday, November 7th, at 12pm (EST). Attendees can learn about two data projects deposited with QDR, from the … Continue reading

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ICPSR Data Fair 2018 – Data: Powered By You

This virtual conference is scheduled for October 1-5. It features over 20 webinars covering topics like data transparency, data activism, sharing data, data in community, and more. Attendees need to register each webinar individually. Data Fair schedule can be found … Continue reading

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Social Science Computing Cooperative Offers Training Classes

The Social Science Computing Cooperative (SSCC) offers classes on statistical packages (R, SAS, Stata, Mplus, and NVivo). Please visit SSCC trainging page, https://ssc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/index.jsp to learn more about these classes. All SSCC training classes require registration. These are in-person classes. Materials … Continue reading

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