Chapter 3: Finding Data

Video 3.1: ‘In-depth with ICPSR – exploring ICPSR data’

Question: Why is looking at the codebook and questionnaire for surveys important before downloading a dataset?

Answer: Because you want to check whether the dataset has the variables and responses you are interested in exploring.


Video 3.2: ‘Dataverse – overview’

Question 1: What is the point of Dataverse?

Answer: To allow researchers and users the ability to easily share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyse data.

Question 2: Who can add data to Dataverse depositories?

Answer: It depends on the different Dataverse depositories’ rules, regulations, and terms of use.