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New link to International Financial Statistics – September 24, 2015

A new link to the International Financial Statistics database at the International Monetary Fund can be found in the “Shortcut to Selected Data Sources” pick list on the DISC homepage. Please note that you will need to register for an … Continue reading

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Moving to Cornell University

The Board of Directors for the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research has announced that the Center will be moving from the University of Connecticut to Cornell University. The move will occur on November 7, 2015. For more information about … 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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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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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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Population Europe Resource Finder and Archive (PERFAR)

The Population Europe Resource Finder and Archive (PERFAR) links policies, data, and research for users to explore population developments. The PERFAR portal is online at http://www.perfar.eu. It is designed to meet the information needs of researchers, policy makers, civil society … Continue reading

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Orientation to openICPSR and openICPSR for Institutions and Journals Webinar

ICPSR recently announced a two-part webinar session focusing on the “launch of openICPSR, ICPSR’s public-access data sharing collection, AND the launch of openICPSR for Institutions and Journals.” The webinar is scheduled for February 10, 2015 (12pm EST). The first part … Continue reading

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Two ICPSR Funding Opportunities Closing Soon (Jan. 31, 2015)

2015 ICPSR Research Paper Competitions We are still accepting applications for three 2015 competitions (ICPSR Undergraduate, ICPSR Master’s, and RCMD). Awards: $1,000 for first place, $750 for second place. There are separate undergraduate and master’s prizes for this competition. Deadline: … Continue reading

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ICPSR Data Webinars:

“ICPSR Data Fair 2014: Powering Sustainable Data Access,” (October 6-9, 2014). “For many years, ICPSR has hosted several public-access research data archives that are sustained by federal and foundation funding. ICPSR’s 2014 Data Fair will feature webinars about many of … Continue reading

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ICPSR Announces New Data Sharing Tool

“Institutional openICPSR is a research data-sharing service developed to meet the needs of universities, journals, research centers, and departments. We offer a fully-hosted, economical, professionally-run, and trusted research data repository that demonstrates the research impact of your organization.” For more … Continue reading

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