Chronology of data libraries and data centres
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InstitutionYearTypeCountry
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Roper Center1957Data CentreUS
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Berkeley1958
Data Library/Service
US
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GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences1960Data CentreGermany
Central Archive for Empirical Social Research
the Central Archive for Empirical Social Research was founded at the University of Cologne in 1960 and was later incorporated into what we now know as GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences.
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UCLA Data Services1961
Data Library/Service
US
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ICPSR1962Data CentreUS
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DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services)1964Data CentreNetherlands
Steinmetz Archive
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Social Science Data Archives, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University1965
Data Library/Service
CanadaStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) .. We were the Social Science Data Archive located in the department of Sociology and Anthropology from 1965 to 1994 (or so) when we moved to the MacOdrum Library as the Library Data Centre
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Princeton Data Service1965
Data Library/Service
USThe Princeton service in 1965 was the Office for Survey Research and Statistical studies. The director was Fred Stephan and it was located in Green Hall in the same building as the psychology and Sociology Departments. After the 1970 Census we were moved to the Computer Center and renamed Social Science User Services. SSUS remained in the Computer Cnter for many years.
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Data & Program Library Service University of Wisconsin-Madison1966
Data Library/Service
USThe Data & Program Library Service (DPLS, now known as the Data & Information Services Center or DISC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was established in 1966.
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The Institute for Policy and Social Research1966Data CentreUSThe Institute for Policy and Social Research and it’s ancestor organizations has published the Kansas Statistical Abstract since 1966. In 1984 we included spreadsheets on 5.25 inch floppy disks as an option. We shifted that to CDs as they became available. In 1994 we began offering Kansas county level data from a set of dynamic Web pages with OLAP-like restructuring of an underlying fact table (tables, graphs and maps). http://ipsr.ku.edu/ksdata/
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UK Data Archive1967Data CentreUKA history of the first forty years is available here: http://data-archive.ac.uk/about/archive/decade
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Data Library/Service RAND Corporation1968
Data Library/Service
USI have documentation discussing the creation of a Data Library/Service at RAND dating back to 1968, though I don't know the "official" date of creation.
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Electronic Records Division1968Data CentreUS
U.S. National Archives Data Archives Program
The U.S. National Archives established a data archives program in 1968. It is now called the Electronic Records Division.
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Odum Archive1969Data CentreUSThe Odum Institute at UNC Chapel Hill was founded in 1924 and provided data analysis services for social scientists and they formally created the IRSS Data Archive in 1969 now the Odum Archive.
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ADPSS-Sociodata1970Data CentreItaly
ADPSS-Sociodata is one of the most important Italian Data Archive for the Social Sciences. Its aim is promoting social sciences data exchange, sharing and analysis. It’s constituted in the 1999 as a joint project between ADPSS (Archivio Dati e Programmi per le Scienze Sociali – Data and Software Archive for the Social Science) – founded in 1970 at the Istituto Superiore di Sociologia of Milan – and Sociodata, a laboratory of social sciences constituted in 1997 in the Sociological Department of Milan University (Faculty of Political Sciences). http://www.sociologiadip.unimib.it/sociodata/?page_id=55
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The Norwegian Social Science Data Service, NSD 19711971Data CentreNorway
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SOCIT data service University of Western Ontario1972
Data Library/Service
CanadaThe SOCIT data service (in the Data and Program Library, subsequently the Data Resources Library) in the Social Science Computing Laboratory at the University of Western Ontario was established in 1972.
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University of British Columbia1972
Data Library/Service
Canada
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Yale Social Science Data Archive 1972
Data Library/Service
USThe Yale Political Science Library was established in 1959 and was renamed the Social Science Data Archive in 1972 when it was taken over by the Social Science Library.
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Danish Data Archive, DDA 19731973Data CentreDenmark
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CIS Spain1977Data CentreSpain
Instituto de Opinión Pública
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Australian Data Archive1981Data CentreAustralia
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Swedish National Data Service, SND1981Data CentreSweeden
Swedish Social Science Data Service, SSD
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Cornell University, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER) Data Archive1982
Data Library/Service
US
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University og Edinburgh Data Library/Service1983
Data Library/Service
UK
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UCSD Library Data Services1985
Data Library/Service
UShttp://ucsd.libguides.com/c.php?g=383246&p=3774552
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Austria: WISDOM1985Data CentreAustriaAustria: WISDOM founded in 1985 (although I think it has recently been closed!) http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/1734/3235
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Tarki Data Archive1985Data CentreHungaryhttp://www.tarki.hu/en/services/da/
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CEACS Data Library/Service1987
Data Library/Service
Spain
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University of Toronto1988
Data Library/Service
Canada
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Oxford Data Service1988
Data Library/Service
UK
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Luxembourg: CEPS/INSTEAD1989Data CentreLuxembourgLuxembourg: CEPS/INSTEAD was formally established through the Grand-Ducal regulation of 10 November 1989 http://www.ceps.lu/?type=module&id=53
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Minnesota Population Center1990
Data Library/Service
US
Machine Readable Data Center at the University of Minnesota
The Machine Readable Data Center at the University of Minnesota was in existence from 1990 - 2000 at which time it was incorporated into the Minnesota Population Center which was established in 2000.
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South African Data Archive1993Data CentreSouth Africa
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DARIS1993Data CentreSwizterland
SIDOS Archive
In Switzerland we have had the SIDOS archive since 1993, which is now called DARIS and part of the FORS infrastructure. It also includes the outstanding (disclaimer: I am somewhat involved) COMPASS service dedicated to public statistics.
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Survey Research Data Archive (SRDA), Taiwan1994Data CentreTaiwanhttps://srda.sinica.edu.tw/intro/index_en
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Digital Social Science Center1994
Data Library/Service
US
Columbia University’s Electronic Data Service
Columbia University’s Electronic Data Service was created in 1994; it has evolved since then and was eventually made a part of the Digital Social Science Center around 2008. I know that Columbia was involved in ICPSR prior to 1994, but there was not (to my knowledge) an earlier data center or data service.
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NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)1994Data CentreUS
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Emory1995
Data Library/Service
US
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Social Science Japan Data Archive (SSJDA)1997Data CentreJapanSocial Science Japan Data Archive (SSJDA) at the University of Tokyo started its operation in 1997. It started providing data for secondary analysis in 1998. For more details, see http://ssjda.iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/ssjda/history/
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ADP - Slovenian Social Science data archive1997Data CentreSloveniaThe Slovenian Social Science Data Archives (Slovenski Arhiv Družboslovnih podatkov - ADP) were established in 1997 http://www.adp.fdv.uni-lj.si/eng/o_arhivu/
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London School of Economics Data Library/Service1997
Data Library/Service
UK
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Czech Social Science Data Archive1998Data Centre
Czech Republic
A publicly accessible social science data archive was established at the Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in 1998 under the name Sociological Data Archive (SDA). http://archiv.soc.cas.cz/en/about-czech-social-science-data-archive
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University of Virginia1998
Data Library/Service
USThe Geospatial and Statistical Data Center (Geostat) at the University of Virginia Library was established in 1998. I think the 2009 date came from a presentation on when our data management services were first offered. Geostat was later merged into the Scholars’ Lab in 2006 but we now have a new department as of 2013 called Research Data Services that provides most of the same services.
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Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD)1999Data CentreFinland
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London School of Economics RLab Data Services1999
Data Library/Service
UK
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Irish Social Science Data Archive2000Data CentreIrelandEstablished in 2000 http://www.ucd.ie/t4cms/Guide16a.pdf
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UCI Social Science Data Archive2000
Data Library/Service
USCollection Development, Machine-readable Data Files, Data Archives, Academic Libraries, acquisition, datasets, IASSIST. From IQ originally: http://www.iassistdata.org/downloads/iqvol123tsang.pdf
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Réseau Quetelet2001Data CentreFranceRéseau Quetelet: 2001? http://www.reseau-quetelet.cnrs.fr/spip/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=3&lang=en
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DataFirst2001
Data Library/Service
South Africa
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Duke University2003
Data Library/Service
US
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Slovak Archive of Social Data2004Data CentreSlovakia
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Michigan2004
Data Library/Service
US
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Purdue2005
Data Library/Service
US
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LiDA2006Data CentreLithuaniaLithuania: LiDA was established in 2006 by Policy and Public Administration Institute at Kaunas University of Technology in partnership with Vilnius University, Institute for Social Research, the Republic of Lithuania Ministry of Education and Science. http://www.lidata.eu/en/index.php?file=files/eng/lida_en/about.html
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Johns Hopkins2009
Data Library/Service
US
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Belgian Archives for the Social SciencesData CentreBelgiumStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Data Bank, lnstitute for Behavioral Research, York University
Data Library/Service
CanadaStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Data Library, University of British Columbia
Data Library/Service
CanadaStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Leisure Studies Data Bank, University of WaterlooCanadaStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Machine-Readable Archives, Public Archives of CanadaCanadaStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Statistics CanadaData CentreCanadaStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Danish Data Archives, Odense UniversityData CentreDenmarkStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Behavioral Sciences Laboratory, University of CincinnatiUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Center for Quantitative Studies in Social ScienceData CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Center for Social Analysis, State University of New YorkUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Center for Social Sciences, Columbia UniversityUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Data and Program Library Service, University of Wisconsin.USStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Data Archives Library ,lnstitute for Social Science Research.University of CalifomiaUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Data Library, Survey Research Center, University of California
Data Library/Service
USStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Data User Service Division, Bureau of the Census, U .S. Department of CommerceUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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University of North CarolinaUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Machine-Readable Archives Division, (NNR), National Archives and Records ServiceUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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National Opinion Research Center, University of ChicagoUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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National Technical Infonnation Service, U.S. Department of CommerceUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Northwestem University Infonnation Center, Northwestern UniversityUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Polimetrics Laboratory, Department of Political Science, Ohio State UniversityUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Political Science Data Archive, Department of Political Science, Michigan State UniversityUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Project lmpress, Dartmouth CollegeUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Project TALENT Data Bank, American lnstitutes for ResearchUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Public Opinion Survey Unit, University of Missouri
Data Library/Service
USStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Data Exchange AssociationUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Computer Research lnstitute, University of PittsburghUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Data Archive, Laboratory for Political Researcb, University of IowaUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Data Archive, Survey Research LaboratoryUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Data Archive, Box 596, University of Notre DameUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Data Center, University of ConnecticutUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Data Center, University of Pennsylvania,USStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Science Data Library, University of North Carolina
Data Library/Service
USStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Social Security Administration, Office of Research and StatisticsUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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State Data Program University of CaliforniaUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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State Govemment Data BaseData CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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United Nations Statistical OfficeData CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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European Consortium for Political Research, Data lnformation ServiceData CentreNorwayStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Planning and Financial Management, U. S. Department of Labor
Data CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Latin American Population Data Bank, United Nations Latín American Demographic Center(CELADE)
Data CentreChileStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Drug Abuse Epidemiology Data Center,lnstitute of Behavioral Research, Texas Christian University
Data CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Oklahoma Data Archive, Center for the Application of the Social Sciences, Oklahoma State University
Data CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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Political Science Laboratory and Data Archive, Department ofPolitical Science, Indiana University
Data CentreUSStephen E. Fienberg, Margaret E. Martin, and Miron L. Straf (1985) Sharing Research Data
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