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Access to ICPSR is limited 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 proxy URL to start

  • Login with NetID
  • On 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

Senior Data Librarian

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Lynda Kellam
Chat hours:
Wed. 2-3pm
Thus. 8-9am
Fri. 10-11am
Zoom consults available. Email for appointment.