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.
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 (Autumn 2013) 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.
|Information about ICPSR||Information on specific academic fields|
|User Manual (326K) to products and services||Benefits of Sharing and Archiving Data (389K)|
|General Brochure (5.3MB)||Instruction and Learning (393K)|
|Summer Program (1.2M)||Specialized Data Collections (385K)|
|TeachingWithData.org||Resource Center for Minority Data (340K)|
|Guide for Sociology | PowerPoint (1.8 MB), Word (2.4 MB)||Behavioral and Social Sciences (379K)|
|Guide for Economics | PowerPoint (2.1 MB), Word (1.2 MB)|
|Guide for Political Science | PowerPoint (1.9 MB), Word (2.7 MB)|
Promoting ICPSR on Your Campus
These materials can help with on-campus presentations on what ICPSR has to offer.
|Promotion calendar and checklist (2MB) - Recommended calendar of promotional activities regarding ICPSR resources and events throughout the academic season||Workshop Checklist (2MB) -- Chronological checklist of steps for preparing, promoting, and conducting workshops on ICPSR resources|
|Email announcement to introduce ICPSR to campus units||ICPSR 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 newsletters||Email and Newsletter announcement templates -- Customizable announcements of upcoming ICPSR-related workshops held locally|
|Email announcement describing the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research||Workshop 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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