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Research Data Services @ Georgia State University Library: WORKSHOPS ~ Finding Data

Below are the workshops we offer on finding data -- check out the library calendar for specific days/times and to register, and learn more about getting RDS@GSU Data Certified.

ICPSR for finding Social Science Datasets Workshop

ICPSR: Finding Social Science Datasets

This workshop gives an overview of using ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) to find social sciences datasets for use in original data analysis. See the ICPSR research guide here.

Workshop Topics:

  • Searching and browsing techniques for identifying relevant datasets
  • Understanding a dataset record and other documentation describing datasets
  • Processes for downloading public-use datasets and applying for restricted-use datasets

Prerequisites: None.

Marketing Data Workshop

Marketing Data: Consumers, Products and Brands

This workshop introduces three key marketing resources for finding consumer, product, and brand data: University Internet Reporter (formerly MediaMark/MRI+), SimplyAnalytics, and Passport.

Workshop Topics:

  • Consumer demographics
  • Product usage data
  • Brand and company market share data

Prerequisites: None.