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ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

UMass Boston has ICPSR Direct. Users should access ICPSR through the Healey Library website so that they are recognized as being affiliated with UMass Boston. In order to download data from ICPSR, users first need to set up a MyData account.

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