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ICPSR: Need Help?

How to search for and use data found in ICPSR, a data archive for social and political science research.

User Support

If your question can't be answered by one of the tutorials, videos or FAQs, you can contact User Support at ICPSR. They are available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., ET, Monday to Friday.

You can also call or email the local ICPSR representative, Brooke Becker, at the contact information to the right of the page


By Subject

  • access - questions about login/password, restricted data, and member-only data
  • analyze - issues specific to statistical software (SAS, SPSS, Stata, R)
  • download - specific concerns related to the download process
  • finding - information on the search engine and other finding aids
  • general - other questions about data and documentation

Programs and Resources for students

There are several ways to get help from ICPSR

Webinars and Tutorials

Research Support

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