2014-12-15

New Releases through 2014-12-14

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:

New Additions

Updates

Note: Additional SAMHDA studies may be available though they are not listed in this email/web site announcement.

2014-12-12

Latest Edition of ICPSR Bulletin Newsletter Available

The latest edition of the ICPSR Bulletin newsletter is now available, featuring an article that provides a closer look at the new National Archive of Data on Arts and Culture (NADAC).  

Other highlights in the Fall 2014 issue:
  • The Summer Undergraduate Internship Program celebrates 10 years
  • Miller Scholars share impact of Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
  • ICPSR introduces new Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and research (ADDEP)
  • Top political science journals agree to draft a joint statement on research access and transparency
  • Behind the scenes at the 2014 Data Fair
  • Giving thanks for great Council leadership
  • A plethora of News & Notes from ICPSR members and partners

2014-12-05

Webinar Rescheduled: Drug Use Among Young American Indians - Exploring the Data

Join us on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 1:00 PM EST for a webinar on Drug Use Among Young American Indians - Exploring the Data.

The goal of the workshop is to expose investigators to the Drug Use Among Young American Indians: Epidemiology and Prediction study and the data available for 2001-2006 and 2009-2013. This data set contains detailed information on 16,590 adolescents in 7th to 12th grade in schools that had over 20% of its population self-identified as American Indian. Over 52% of the respondents reported being American Indian.

The purpose of the webinar is to:

1. Describe the Drug Use Among Young American Indians study methods and sample
2. Describe the scales used in the questionnaires
3. Discuss possible areas of investigation that the study might be useful for addressing
4. Provide specific advice related to the use of these data sets for certain types of analyses

Presenters:
Randall Swaim, PhD, Colorado State University
Linda Stanley, Ph.D., Colorado State University
Robert Choate, University of Michigan, ICPSR

This webinar is free and open to the public.

Date: Thursday, January 8, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8335739960995956737

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

This January 8, 2015 webinar is a reschedule for the webinar on the same topic originally scheduled for November 13, 2014.

2014-11-17

ICPSR introduces new Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and research (ADDEP)

ICPSR is happy to announce the creation of its new archive on disability. The Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and research (ADDEP, pronounced like adept without the 't') will include longitudinal datasets that make it easier to follow the onset of disability and changes in functional status that occur over time. ADDEP will increase discovery about and understanding of people living with disability in the US, aiding researchers, policy makers, and others. 



2014-11-13

Webinar Cancelled: "Drug Use Among Young American Indians - Exploring the Data"

Due to an emergency situation with one of our presenters, the webinar "Drug Use Among Young American Indians - Exploring the Data" on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST has been cancelled.

We will reschedule this webinar for a future date, and will send the new date to the email address that participants used to register for this webinar.

Our apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

2014-11-03

New Releases through 2014-11-02

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:

New Additions

Updates

Note: Additional SAMHDA studies may be available though they are not listed in this email/web site announcement.

2014-10-17

SAMHDA announces access to confidential data via the data portal beginning November 15

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA), on behalf of the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), announces a call for applications for remote access to Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) and National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) confidential data for research purposes. 
Qualified research organizations are encouraged to submit applications between November 15 and December 15, 2014 for access to confidential DAWN or NSDUH data through the Data Portal. Research projects should propose use of:
  • DAWN 2004-2011 Emergency Department data;
  • DAWN 2003-2010 Medical Examiner data; 
  • NSDUH 2004-2013; or
  • NSDUH 2008-2012 Adult Clinical Interview data.
The Data Portal is a secure virtual computing environment facilitated through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA). It is designed to provide authorized researchers access to confidential data for approved research projects. The goal of the Data Portal is to maximize the use of data collected by CBHSQ for important research while conforming to Federal law and protecting identifiable data from disclosure.