Summary/description: The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) offers more than 500,000 digital files containing social science research data. Disciplines represented include political science, sociology, demography, economics, history, gerontology, criminal justice, public health, foreign policy, terrorism, health and medical care, early education, education, racial and ethnic minorities, psychology, law, substance abuse and mental health, and more.
Scope and coverage: aggregate data from the 15th century to the present day from countries all over the world with a focus on the United States.
Community and urban studies
Conflict, aggression, violence, wars
Economic behaviour and attitudes
Elites and leadership
Geography and environment
Government structures, policies, and capabilities
Health care and facilities
International systems: linkages, relationships, and events
Legislative and deliberative bodies
Mass political behaviour and attitudes
Social institutions and behaviour
Help and tutorials:
Accessing, analyzing, downloading, and finding data