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The MCUAAAR Hosted Webinar for HBCU Partners

The MCUAAAR Hosted Webinar for HBCU Partners

Researchers often start with the arduous task of gathering data, but tapping into high-quality data sets that have already been collected can be a fast and invaluable way to survey the field, explore topics, and test ideas. By stewarding secondary data, ICPSR serves the purpose of providing social scientists with rich and broad data resources that are high in quality and publicly accessible.

The webinar was convened at the request of MCUAAAR’s HBCU partners at Howard and Prairie View A&M Universities to help faculty and students learn how to access secondary datasets from the University of Michigan. Dr. James McNally, Director of the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) and MCUAAAR faculty member, and Kathryn Lavender, NACDA Data Manager, conducted the webinar. These datasets are…