Publications and Promotional Materials

ICPSR publishes several regular publications for its members as well as a variety of materials to educate students and faculty about its services.

Publications

Annual Report: The 2012-2013 version (2.6 MB) features ICPSR's new initiatives, highlights of the year, and a financial summary. Previous annual reports are also available to ICPSR members.

ICPSR Bulletin: A report on research, data science, and other developments at ICPSR, published three times a year on the Web. Read the most recent issue (837 KB). Browse past issues (to 1976). A Special Edition (2MB) contains the winning essays in the 2013 undergraduate research competition.

ICPSR DataBytes: An electronic newsletter containing timely announcements and updates on ICPSR and its sponsored projects, delivered to subscribed members of icpsr-announce and published four times a year. Read the most recent issue (Winter 2014) or browse past issues.

Guide to Social Science Data Preparation and Archiving: Best Practice Throughout the Data Life Cycle, 5th Edition: The fifth edition retains many of the key concepts from the previous editions and has updated information related to data management plans, video files, respondent disclosure protection, and virtual data enclaves.

Official Representative Handbook: A thorough orientation to ICPSR services for the Official Representatives of member institutions.

Promotional Materials

Information about ICPSR Information on specific academic fields
User Manual: Your Guide to Data Resources and User Support (334K) Brochure: Benefits of Sharing and Archiving Data (389K)
General Brochure (5.3MB)Brochure: Instruction and Learning (393K)
Summer Program Brochure (296KB) Brochure: Specialized Data Collections (385K)
Summer Program Poster (784KB)Brochure: Resource Center for Minority Data (340K)
TeachingWithData.org Brochure: Behavioral and Social Sciences (379K)
  Guide for Sociology | PowerPoint (1.8 MB), Word (2.4 MB)
  Guide for Economics | PowerPoint (2.1 MB), Word (1.2 MB) Bookmark: ICPSR in Behavioral Sciences (310K)
  Guide for Political Science | PowerPoint (1.9 MB), Word (2.7 MB) Bookmark: ICPSR in Economics (187K)
Bookmark: ICPSR Bibliography of Data-Related Literature (459K) Bookmark: ICPSR in Education (191K)
Bookmark: ICPSR Restricted-Use Data Management (209K) Bookmark: ICPSR in Political Science (187K)
openICPSR: Public-Access Data Sharing at ICPSR Brochure (450K)Bookmark: ICPSR in Sociology (215K)

Promoting ICPSR on Your Campus

These materials can help with on-campus presentations on what ICPSR has to offer.

TemplatesWorkshop Materials
Promotion calendar and checklist (2MB) - Recommended calendar of promotional activities regarding ICPSR resources and events throughout the academic seasonWorkshop Checklist (2MB) -- Chronological checklist of steps for preparing, promoting, and conducting workshops on ICPSR resources
Email announcement to introduce ICPSR to campus unitsICPSR Workshop Presentation (PowerPoint ZIP 25.2MB) -- Customizable presentation with a "Notes view" that includes suggestions on topics to cover on each slide
Short description for campus and departmental newslettersEmail and Newsletter announcement templates -- Customizable announcements of upcoming ICPSR-related workshops held locally
Email announcement describing the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social ResearchWorkshop announcement poster and flyer -- Customizable templates for printing locally with space for adding date/time, location, etc. Two sizes are available - the 11" x 17" poster (32K) and the 8.5" x 11" flyer (333K).

Request Promotional Materials

Order printed copies of ICPSR's promotional materials by using the Promotional Materials Request Form.

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