Cornell Data Services

CCSS is a member of the Cornell Data Services, a collaborative organization at Cornell to support various data needs.

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Access to ICPSR is limited to Cornell students, faculty, and staff and requires a free account for dataset downloads. You will need basic statistical skills for using the online analysis system and more advanced skills for running your own analysis, although R, SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files are provided with many ICPSR datasets.

To set up a user account: Use this proxy URL to start

  • Login with NetID
  • On the ICPSR homepage, click Log In/Create Account
  • Under New User, click on Create Account button
  • Fill out the user profile - use your CORNELL email

To access in the future: and log in with your profile.