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The Data Library staff:

  • Maintain a collection of computer-readable data files and their accompanying codebooks (i.e., documentation describing the data files' content and format).
  • Assist with the location and acquisition of data files not currently in the Data Library collection.
  • Assist with both the identification of appropriate datasets and of variables within a dataset, and perform data extractions of selected variables to create custom datasets for research or instructional use.
  • Provide technical assistance with the transfer of data across various hardware and software platforms.
  • Provide help with the use of statistical software and social science research terminology.
  • Assist with the cleaning, documentation, archiving, and dissemination of original data files deposited by researchers.
  • Provide instruction on the management and use of computer-readable data files.
  • Questions about ethics? Contact the Research Ethics Office
  • Questions about how data management impacts your grant application? Contact the Research Facilitation Office