Category Archives: Classes, Conferences & Webinars

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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Archonnex: ICPSR’s New Data Dissemination System

Archonnex is now seamlessly connected to ICPSR website. It offers a pleasing design with functional tabs featuring familiar contents on the study homepage. Serach and discovery run faster and more efficiently. Visitors will find additional customizable filters, download statistics with … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

The 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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Upcoming Sponsored Events @ IPUMS

The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) will offer the following educational opportunities in the summer of 2018: The Time Use Across the Lifecourse 2018 conference will give researchers an opportunity to present abstracts for papers which address questions, issues, … Continue reading

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Midwest Data Librarian Symposium

The 2017 Midwest Data Librarian Symposium (MDLS) will take place on October 9-10 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. MDLS started in 2015 and it provides Midwestern librarians working with research data management issues an opportunity to network.  It welcomes future … Continue reading

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Understanding Social and Economic Data

Wisconsin Federal Statistical Research Data Center (WiscRDC) is coordinating and hosting remote participation in a free online course, “Understanding Social and Economic Data”, taught by Warren Brown and Lars Vilhuber of Cornell University. It is designed to provide students a … Continue reading

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Utilizing the Gateway to Global Aging Data

Finalized Harmonized Data from Mexico (Harmonized MHAS), version A has just been released. It can be downloaded in Stata, SAS, and SPSS format under the Imputed/Harmonized tab at http://www.mhasweb.org/Data.aspx. The Harmonized MHAS can be easily used for conducting cross-country analysis. … Continue reading

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2017 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference Proposal/Demonstration Deadline Approaching

The 2017 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference “Educators Run on Data” will take place Tuesday, August 1–Thursday, August 3, 2017 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. https://ies.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/?id=2681 Please be mindful about these approaching deadlines: Friday, May 12, 2017: Deadline to … Continue reading

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