ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)


Archives social science data that includes aging, child care, criminal justice, demography, education, political science as well as public and mental health.

About this resource:

Established in 1962, the ICPSR is an integral part of the infrastructure of social science research. Archives social science data for research and instruction to ensure that data resources are available for scholars. Offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. Provides user support to assist researchers in identifying relevant data for analysis.

Access requirements:

Some data sets are limited to member institutions; to access these data sets, create an ICPSR account while on campus (accounts are IP validated).

Licensed for use by on-site patrons and current Portland State University students, faculty, and staff.