What is ICPSR?

ICPSR is the world’s largest collection of digital social science data covering topics as diverse as health care, aging, substance abuse, mental health, public policy, education and more. These data can be used for research, instructional activities, and to write articles, papers or theses. ICPSR has a myriad of resources and specialized collections, such as:

Thanks to the UCSF Library, all UCSF staff, students, and faculty have free access to the extensive ICPSR public and restricted data holdings. Access is direct and quick via the ICPSR website

Get Help with ICPSR

Want to learn more about ICPSR, get help accessing data, or arrange a demo for you team? Contact Data Services Librarian Ariel Deardorff at ariel.deardorff@ucsf.edu.

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