ICPSR: International Leader in Data Stewardship

ICPSR is an active and influential member of data stewardship communities across the globe, including:

  • The Data Seal of Approval (DSA) community, which comprises all of the organizations with one or more DSA-certified repositories.
  • The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) community, which promotes an international standard for describing statistical and social science data.
  • The World Data System (WDS) community, which consists of member organizations that have a role in collecting, analyzing, compiling, distributing, archiving, and networking data supporting the scientific community.