Secure Data Room

  • ISSR has a secure research facility for projects involving confidential data that require dedicated, secure space. Please send inquiries to our Director, Laurel Smith-Doerr.

Data Management Help

  • ISSR provides free consulting  and occasional workshops on data management and analysis in Stata, NVivo, R, SPSS, and SAS.    
  • The UMass-Amherst Libraries provide research data services and workshops for faculty and graduate and undergraduate student research projects.

ICPSR Data Archives

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction. Social science scholars seeking secondary datasets to use for their research and teaching can search the ICPSR’s data sources. Learn more about how to use ICPSR resources here.

Important: For full access to ICPSR services, you must access their site through this link from the UMass-Amherst Libraries website.

UMass is the hub institution for the Massachusetts Federation of the ICPSR.