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UW-Madison Data Storage Finder

The UW-Madison Data Storage Finder is designed to help researchers navigate the centralized campus research data storage options. This tool presents all data storage options in one interface and compare and contrast them. These storage services are also available for … Continue reading

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Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases 2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book

On June 22, 2020, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released the 31st edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book. The book provides rankings and statistics that provide a snap shot of conditions that child experience in a number of areas: … Continue reading

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2020 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

The ICPSR Summer Program offers a comprehensive curriculum in research design, statistics, data analysis, and methodology. Students and researchers of all skill levels and backgrounds can find courses to advance their research skills. It also provides a great opportunity for … Continue reading

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IPUMS International Released New Data

16 new census datasets and 64 labor force surveys were recently released from IPUMS International. The census data for Guatemala, Laos, Russia, and Togo represent entirely new countries. 56 new labor force surveys from Spain and 8 from Italy were … Continue reading

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New Data Added to IPUMS PMA

IPUMS PMA harmonizes the Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA) data series (formerly known as Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 – PMA2020). It provides an interactive web dissemination system for PMA data with variable documentation on thousands of harmonized variables on … Continue reading

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Preliminary Data on Crime, Violence, Discipline, and Safety in U.S. Public Schools

The National Center for Education Statistics has released preliminary statistics from the School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS). There are an estimated 962,300 violent incidents and 476,100 nonviolent incidents in U.S. public schools during the 2017–18 school year. Started … Continue reading

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Americans’ Online News Habits in Twenty Years

Pew Research Center has been asking Americans about their online news habits since the mid-1990s. It found that the approximately six-in-ten U.S. adults (58%) often get news on a mobile device. In addition, social media sites have now surpassed print … Continue reading

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2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book — June 19, 2019

The Anne E. Casey Foundation has released the 30th edition of the KIDS COUNT Data Book. The Data Book provides a look at the well-being of children across four broad domains: health, education, economic well-being, and family and community. For … Continue reading

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NCHS releases new wave of NSFG data – December 19, 2018

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) announced the release of the 2015-2017 National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) public-use data files. “The 2015-2017 data file contains data from 10,094 interviews conducted between September 2015 and September 2017 (5,554 women … Continue reading

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Belgian Municipal Accounts for 16 Governments, 1870-1933 – November 14, 2018

The Data and Information Services Center (DISC) has added yet another research study to its online archive this year: Belgian Municipal Accounts for 16 Governments, 1870-1933 is a study that contains information and data about the receipts and expenditures of 16 municipal … Continue reading

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