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ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research

MSU is a member of ICPSR, the world's largest social science database archive. This guide provides an introduction to ICPSR and local MSU support resources.

Social Science Data

Here are a few sources that provide access to data sets within the social sciences.  While there are a number of fee-based or subscription data sets, only free resources are listed below.  Note that meta sites or search engines may include fee-based resources.