New Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Research Guide!

Check out our new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Research Guide to learn more about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial data! The guide provides a basic introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial data, and contains pages with numerous links to geospatial data sources by location and subject. The guide also discusses search strategies, labs and software, and citing […]

Free ICPSR Summer Workshop on the Population Assessment of Tobacco & Health (PATH) Study in Ann Arbor, MI (August 3-5, 2016)

The ICPSR Summer Program would like to announce the following workshop, sponsored by the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program: Secondary Analysis of Data from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study Dates and Location: August 3-5, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan Instructor: Kristie Taylor, Westat The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health […]

What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR Free Webinar – June 14 at 9am PST

What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR Join ICPSR for a webinar on Jun 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM EDT. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1892354443659608323 George Alter, Director of ICPSR, will demonstrate strategies for searching more than 4.5 million variable descriptions in ICPSR’s Social Science Variables Database, including our new crosswalk between the American National Election […]

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) student paper award! Deadline: April 15, 2016

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) has announced its annual student paper contest. Essays may deal with access to and information about geospatial data, cartography, cartographic materials, map information, map data, GIS data and geo-referenced information. The award includes $250.00, free membership in the Association for one year, and an invitation to […]

Esri MOOC on Do-It-Yourself Geo Apps starts Feb. 3!

Check out Esri’s MOOC on creating your own geo-enabled apps using the ArcGIS Platform! Free online course runs from February 3 to March 2! More details: http://www.esri.com/mooc/diy-geo-apps

ICPSR: Dr. Eugene Owen Scholarship for Research on the International Assessment of Student Achievement (Deadline: April 30, 2016)

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research would like to announce the Dr. Eugene Owen Scholarship for Research on the International Assessment of Student Achievement. This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Eugene Owen, who devoted his career to understanding international differences in student educational achievement. During his 30 years at the National Center […]

The ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research is gearing up for its 2016 Program!

The ICPSR Summer Program is recognized throughout the world as a leading program providing basic and advanced training in a wide range of methodologies and techniques for research across the social, behavioral, and medical sciences. Registration for all 2016 courses will open in early February 2016. For more details, including preliminary schedules and how to […]

New Maps & Atlases Research Guide!

Check out our new Maps & Atlases Research Guide to gain a better understanding of Koerner Library’s map collection. The guide explains how to navigate our print map collection and provides finding aids and helpful search tips. The guide also points to numerous online map collections and other map-related resources to help you with all […]

ICPSR Research Paper Competitions (Undergraduate and Master’s students) – Deadline January 31, 2016

We are now accepting applications for two 2016 competitions (ICPSR Undergraduate and ICPSR Master’s), which are listed below. 2016 ICPSR Research Paper Competitions (Undergraduate & Master’s categories) For papers on any topic using data from the ICPSR General Archive or Thematic Collections. Awards: $1,000 for first place, $750 for second place. There are separate undergraduate […]

ICPSR Summer Undergraduate Internship Program – Deadline to apply January 31, 2016

The ICPSR summer internship program provides undergraduate students with a unique and expansive research experience that introduces all aspects of social science research and includes supported exploration of a research query from start to finish, data management training, and focused methodological education in quantitative research. This prepares interns for capstone or senior thesis projects, graduate […]

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