The Data Services Lab (DSL)
Location: McKenzie Hall, 460M
The Data Services are free to faculty and students. Priority use is given to graduate students and faculty requesting services for research purposes. Second priority is given to students requesting services for a class project.
New – Fall 2013! Stata Workshop: DSL will be having a 2-session Stata workshop for first-time users on October 21 and 28, 2013, from 5 to 7pm. The workshop will be held at SSIL’s Small Lab (McKenzie Hall, Room 445). For additional information and workshop materials, visit the Stata Workshop page.
New – Fall 2013! Accessing Restricted Data: We can assist faculty and students working with restricted-use data with all aspects of preparing a data protection plan and finding the most suitable option for securely storing data. For additional information, visit our Restricted Use Data page.
New – Fall 2013! Secure Data Room: To meet the security requirements of most organizations that provide restricted-use data, DSL offers a Secure Data
Room. This room is equipped with a standalone desktop computer and no network or phone connections. For additional information, visit our Restricted Use Data page.
New – Fall 2013! ICPSR News: the Data Services Lab is responsible for the University of Oregon’s access to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) data archive. The DSL now posts the list of new data sets added to ICPSR every couple of weeks.
Data Access: We provide access to on- and off- campus social science data and help in identifying data sources. Visit our Data on CD/DVD and Data on the Web pages for more information on data sources.
Data Manipulation: We can assist in retrieving, recoding, merging, converting raw and formatted data, as well as subsetting data for analysis or for use in teaching.
Data Purchase: We also purchase social science databases not currently available through DSL.
Data Archive: We archive original social science data collections generated by university faculty.