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Introduction to ICPSR

This guide provides instructions, guides and tutorials for finding datasets using ICPSR and analyzing those datasets using SPSS

Welcome!

  • Are you looking for statistics on a specific subject? 
  • Trying to find the dataset for a study cited in the literature? 
  • Looking for survey results using a specifc type of methodology?

Consider using ICPSR!  ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) is a data archive for research in the social sciences.  This database includes 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, sugbstance abuse, terrorism and other fields.

The majority of ICPSR datasets can be downloaded for analysis using SPSS.  This Guide provides tutorials, videos and links to FAQ's to help guide you through this process.

Video Tutorials