The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of digital social science data. ICPSR provides data and resources to a community of hundreds of institutions around the world including students, scholars, policy analysts, policymakers, government officials, and the media. You can search their data holdings by keyword, browse by thematic categories, and search by individual variables. ICPSR holds over 15,000 studies including over 5 million variables. Types of data include administrative data, surveys, video data, social media data, and more. Data searches can be filtered by topic, geographic location, subject terms/tags, funding agency, time period and more.
Thematic data collections include:
Some of the data resources you will find at ICPSR include:
All data found at ICPSR include a copy and paste version of the data citation for your papers or projects.
There are a number of contact people here at UMD that can help you with your ICPSR questions:
Do you produce your own data? By depositing your data at ICPSR, you can get usage reports about how often your data are being used, at what institutions, and links to publications using your data. Depositing data at ICPSR is always free.