User Support

User support staff are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., ET. Our goal is to respond to inquiries within 48 hours during the business week.

Phone: 734-763-8937
E-mail: (for restricted-use data assistance)

Video Presentations

The All About DSDR webinar provides an introduction to depositing data, the restricted-use data application process, and tools that support analysis.

ICPSR has a number of video presentations on YouTube that address a variety of topics including step by step instructions on using and troubleshooting set-up files, creating a MyData account, and using data resources in your classroom.


You may encounter unfamiliar acronyms and specialized terms used in the social sciences. These resources can provide clear definitions: