Kelley Center - GOV

Offers access and service for patents and trademarks, United States and Texas state government information, maps, microfilm and microfiche.

ICPR - computer-readable social science data

Rice University is a member of the ICPSR, a data storage consortium which contains the world's largest archive of computer-readable social science data. In addition to archiving collections from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, and economics, ICPSR has emphases in gerontology, substance abuse and mental health, criminal justice, child care, health and medical care, education, and demography. ICPSR also provides training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.

For more information, contact Kim Ricker (kricker@rice.edu), Kevin Markowski (kgm3@rice.edu) or Kathy Weimer (khw2@rice.edu).

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Celebrate 50 Years of FDLP at Kelley Center for Gov. Info.

Help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary of Fondren Library's membership in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)!

When: May 31, 1:30 pm

Where: South Reading Room, Fondren Library First Floor

Invited speakers:

  • Andy Sherman, Government Publishing Office
  • Angela Kent, Texas State Library
  • Dr. Allen J. Matusow - W. G. Twyman Professor Emeritus of History. Associate Director for Academic Programs, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
     

Refreshments following in the Kelley Center, Fondren Library Basement

Endangered Accountability: A Webinar on FOIA, Government Data, and Transparency

Join members of Fondren Library and the Digital Library Federation’s new working group on Government Records Transparency and Accountability for a live conversation about government data and records transparency. In this webinar, we’ll dig below the headlines to talk about the current state of FOIA, the difference between “records” and “data,” and what, actually, is at risk in this current moment.