Category Archives: DISC

Belgian Municipal Accounts for 16 Governments, 1870-1933 – November 1, 2018

The Data and Information Services Center (DISC) has added yet another research study to its online archive this year: Belgian Municipal Accounts for 16 Governments, 1870-1933 is a study that contains information and data about the receipts and expenditures of 16 municipal … Continue reading

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ICPSR Studies Are Searchable in the UW-Madison Library Catalog

The Cataloging and Metadata Services in the General Library System added 10,000 records from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) to UW-Madison Library Catalog on October 16, 2018. Adding these metadata expands patrons’ search and discovery to … Continue reading

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PDF Data Conversion Tools

Have you ever found useful data in PDF or text-based document and wondered if there was a simple way to transfer it into a spreadsheet format for statistical analysis? This question was recently posed to the staff here at DISC … Continue reading

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Financial Characteristics of Cities in the United States, 1905-1930 – September 5, 2018

The following research study is now available in the online archive of the Data and Information Services Center (DISC): Financial Characteristics of Cities in the United States, 1905-1930 (Christopher Curran, Principal Investigator) Data was collected in the summer of 1969 … Continue reading

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Argentine Election of 1946 and Census of 1947: raw and transformed datasets – August 10, 2018

Another research study from Dr. Peter Smith is now available in the online archive at The Data and Information Services Center (DISC): Argentine Election of 1946 and Census of 1947: raw and transformed datasets (Peter Smith, Principal Investigator) This study … Continue reading

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Update on Voting Behavior in the Wisconsin State Legislature

Data for 2017-2018 Wisconsin Legislature session has been added to this series. It includes the final floor votes on all bills. This series encompasses the Senates and Assemblies of Wisconsin Legislatures for 1965-1966, 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2015-2016, … Continue reading

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Argentine Chamber of Deputies, 1904-1955: Roll Call Voting Records and Member Characteristics – July 17, 2018

The Data and Information Services Center (DISC) recently added the following research study to its online archive: Argentine Chamber of Deputies, 1904-1955: roll call records and member characteristics (Peter Smith, Principal Investigator) This study was initially deposited at the Data … Continue reading

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Medicaid Waiver Dataset: Coverage for Childless Adults 1996–2014 – March 29, 2017

This new study was added to DISC Online Archive. It identifies the presence and characteristics of Medicaid coverage for adults without dependent children for each state in the U.S. and the District of Columbia. http://www.disc.wisc.edu/archive/Medicaid/index.html

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Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide – Nov. 17, 2016

The Data and Information Service Center’s Country Statistical Yearbook Library Guide continues to be the second most heavily accessed Guide on the campus library system. The Yearbook Library Guide contains links to “country statistical yearbooks or similar collections (census, “facts … Continue reading

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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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