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  • 1. DATA SERVICES FOR THE SES GRADUATE STUDENT September 21, 2009
  • 2. Services
    • Access to Data Sources and Services
      • Data Portal: http://library.uncg.edu/data_services/
      • Dataland Blog: http://uncgdataland.blogspot.com/
    • Data Acquisitions
      • Identifying general use data sets to acquire
    • Data Consultations
      • Assistance choosing data sources for research projects
  • 3. Policies
    • Assist users in acquiring freely available data in conjunction with the library liaison.
    • Attempt to purchase data sets for UNCG researchers dependent upon funding and the Library’s ability to comply with license and use restrictions.
    • Methodological questions or data analysis and interpretation are beyond the scope of the Library's Data Services.
    • The Library does not currently support GIS
  • 4. ICPSR
    • The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
    • ICPSR’s mission is to:
      • Collect and preserve research data.
      • Disseminate data for further analysis and instruction by researchers, scholars and instructors.
      • Serve as a leading quantitative analysis training resource.
    • Access ICPSR from the Database list .
  • 5. Archives for Education
    • International Archive of Education Data
      • Primarily includes data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
      • Includes data sources like Common Core of Data and National Household Education Survey (NHES)
    • Child Care & Early Education, Research Connections
      • 132 datasets and over 11,000 resources on child care and early education
  • 6. Other Sources
    • National Center for Education Statistics Data Analysis System
      • Includes Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS) from the National Center for Special Education Research
    • National Longitudinal Transition Study-2
    • Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study
  • 7. Additional Tools
    • Data Use Tutorial : http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/help/newuser.jsp
    • Bibliography of Data Related Literature http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/citations/index.jsp
    • ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/sumprog/
    • NCES Workshops http://ies.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/
    • SAS and SPSS tutorials http://library.uncg.edu/depts/ref/data_services/docs.aspx
  • 8. Final Tips
    • Find a problem that truly interests you!
    • Establish a strong base in the literature during coursework. Read for theory AND for data sources.
    • Take advantage of workshops (some are funded!).
    • Explore the dataset fully and find literature on its use.
    • Contact IRB and find out if you need a determination or exemption.
    • Take advantage of the benefits of secondary data.
    • Contact Lynda ( [email_address] ) if you have any questions!