MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2014

Finding Research Datasets

Katherine McNeill

Jan/23 Thu 09:30AM-11:00AM 14N-132

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Limited to 40 participants

Need data to answer a research question? Interested in analyzing raw datasets with micro-level records about individual respondents? This hands-on workshop will familiarize you with the resources of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Harvard Dataverse Network, which provide access to datasets in the social sciences and related fields. Topics will include the structure of data files, finding and downloading datasets, and understanding data documentation.

Please register for this session.

Sponsor(s): Libraries
Contact: Katherine McNeill, E53-168c, x3-0787,