FAQs: Logging In / Access to Data

  1. Can I have a Trial ICPSR Membership?
  2. How can I get the non-restricted version of a restricted dataset?
  3. How can my organization become a member of ICPSR?
  4. How does ICPSR handle authentication for access to its data and members-only content?
  5. How do I access ICPSR data if I am not at a member institution?
  6. How do I know if I am an ICPSR member?
  7. How do I validate my MyData account? What does validation do exactly?
  8. I've changed my email address. How do I change my login? What if I change institutions?
  9. I've forgotten my password. How do I get a new one?
  10. I can't see or click on the data file that I am trying to download!
  11. I want to have my own personal membership. I have a MyData account. What do I need to do?
  12. What are the consequences of violating the terms of use agreement for ICPSR data?
  13. What is MyData?
  14. Whenever I try to login, I get a message stating that I don't have cookies enabled. What's going on?
  15. When I attempt to access data from home, I get an "access denied" message, even though my institution is an ICPSR member. Why?
  16. Why can't I download data?
  17. Why should my institution join ICPSR?

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