Category Archives: Crossroads

ProGov21

ProGov2l is a searchable digital library of progressive policies and practices for local government. It is maintained by COWS, a national think-and-do tank based at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Visitors can explore the database by policy areas like Children & Families, … Continue reading

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ResearchDataGov (RDG)

ResearchDataGov is a web portal and application system for discovering and requesting restricted microdata from federal statistical agencies. It was developed with support and guidance from the Census Bureau, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Interagency Council on … Continue reading

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The National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA)

The National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA) is a publicly available national data archive containing contextual measures of the physical and social environment at multiple levels of spatial scale. These measures include walkability, crime, racial residential segregation, socioeconomic disadvantage and affluence, … Continue reading

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2019 VOTER Survey Dataset Released

The Democracy Fund Voter Study Group has released its 2019 VOTER Survey (Views of the Electorate Research Survey) data. VOTER 2019 survey was conducted by YouGov between November 17, 2018 and January 7, 2019. This dataset allows users to examine … Continue reading

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Child and Family Data Archive (C&F Data Archive)

The C&F Data Archive is supported by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Atlas

This online interactive tool allows visitors to rank and map neighborhoods according to socioeconomic disadvantage metrics. Researchers can download data and merged them with other data sources to examine how neighborhood disadvantage impacts health. Neighborhood Atlas updates and expands the … Continue reading

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New Data Extractor Available from NCES – July 12, 2016

“Distance Learning Dataset Training,” (July 2016). Note: “The Distance Learning Dataset Training System, or DLDT, is an online, interactive tool that allows you to learn about NCES data across the education spectrum and evaluate it for suitability for particular research … Continue reading

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New “Easy Stats” Web Tool from U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced a new online table-generator called Easy Stats, released in conjunction with the 2007-2011 American Community Survey five-year estimates. Easy Stats offers quick access to a total of 22 popular tables for the American Community Survey, in … Continue reading

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National Crime Victimization Survey Online Data Tool

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics has released the NCVS Victimization Analysis Tool,  a new online tool for examining National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) data. The NCVS is an annual survey on nonfatal crimes, both reported and not reported to the police, … Continue reading

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Crossroads: Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study

New in DISC’s Internet Crossroads for Social Science Data: Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study http://www.fragilefamilies.princeton.edu/index.asp Princeton University, Columbia University From the web site: “The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study is following a cohort of nearly 5,000 children born … Continue reading

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