Welcome to the SSDS Social Science Data Collection!

Stanford University Libraries (SUL) works with Stanford researchers to curate, redistribute, and archive their social science research data. A unit within the Library's Digital Initiatives Group (DIG), SSDS provides resources and consulting for research and instruction in the social sciences.


  • Select a data title to the left to view its description and other useful information.
  • To download data, login to your SSDS user account.
  • Create your SSDS user account by clicking on the "Create new account" link under the User Login section to the left.

For questions about a particular dataset, please submit your queries to the "Contact Email" listed for that dataset.
For questions or problems about this web site, or if you are interested in depositing your data or would like to meet to consult on your grant proposal's Data Management Plan (DMP), please contact Ron Nakao at SSDS at consult-ssds@lists.stanford.edu.