Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

 

George Alter - ICPSR Director

George Alter , Director of ICPSR

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains the world’s largest archive of digital social science data. More than 7,000 data collections are part of the archive, with up to 500 new collections added every year. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. A well-trained staff provides user support to faculty, students, researchers, and policymakers using the extensive online data archive. ICPSR conducts research in the emerging field of data science and works to promote data sharing around the world.