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Data Services

Assistance/training with finding, understanding, working with and depositing all aspects of data.

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What are Your Data Needs?

We have consultants who can help you learn how to find, access, use, analyze, manage, and archive your data for the long term. View our services below:

Data Access

Data & Reproduction Archive - Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) has an extensive data collection emphasizing political and social behavior, demography, economics, and health. The collection includes federal and state census files, administrative records, public opinion surveys, economic and social data from national and international organizations, and studies compiled by individual researchers. In addition, our archive includes the reproduction packages created by our R-Squared Service.: Search or Explore

    Still can't find the data you need? Contact us!

    Data Sharing and Archiving

    Do you have requirements to archive your data?

    Our data curation and archiving experts can assist you with data sharing, data reproducibility requirements, data curation and archiving, and long-term preservation.

    • Check out Cornell’s Data Retention Policy 
    • Contact Data Services
    • Results Reproduction Service: this is a service that computationally reproduces the results of your research to ensure Reproducibility and Transparency – think of it as enhanced proofreading for your Data and Code. Email us to learn more. 

    Popular Data Sources

    • Gallup Analytics - Users can access Gallup's U.S. Daily tracking and World Poll data to compare residents' responses region by region and nation by nation to questions on economic conditions, government and business, health and wellbeing, infrastructure, and education. 
    • National Study of the Changing Workforce - the major ongoing study of the U.S. workforce that takes a comprehensive look at employees' lives both on and off the job. 
    • Presidential Election Votes by State and County, 1964-2020 
    • ICPSR - more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields. 

          Secure Data Services

          Do you have restricted data or data storage concerns?

          We can advise you on available resources and support for restricted data access and storage.

          Cornell Restricted Access Data Center

          The Cornell Restricted Access Data Center (CRADC) provides customized secure computing environments for working with restricted research data, meeting the individual requirements of each data provider. Our years of experience since being a National Science Foundation-funded pilot project in 1999 have provided us with the knowledge necessary to offer you an individualized research environment customized to match the required security levels for your needs.

          Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC)

          A Census Bureau facility that meets all physical and information security requirements for access to restricted-use microdata of the agencies whose data are accessed there. Find data available in the Research Data Centers using ResearchDataGov. CCSS is a New York Research Data Center Consortium member, which has RDC labs at Baruch College, Cornell University, and Yale University. The Consortium is supported by thirteen research institutions in New York State and the New York Metropolitan area.  CCSS maintains the Consortium website with information on RDC proposal guidelines, data resources, and policies and procedures. For questions or assistance, contact Nichole Szembrot at

          Did your research benefit from Cornell Center for Social Sciences Data Services?

          Please acknowledge CCSS with the following language when publicizing or presenting your research results: “This research was supported by the Cornell Center for Social Sciences Data Services.”


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