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Love Data Week

A guide celebrating International Love Data Week.

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Love Data Week

Randolph-Macon College is a member of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), the world's largest online repository of behavioral and social science research data. To learn more about ICPSR, visit the library ICPSR resource guide


Every year during the week of Valentine's Day, ICPSR hosts Love Data Week, which is dedicated to spreading awareness of the importance of research data management, preservation, reuse, and sharing. According to ICPSR, "Universities, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, corporations and individuals are encouraged to host and participate in data-related events and activities." (Frequently Asked Questions).