The library offers access to a number of commercial products that aim to facilitate the discovery and use of data from public and private sources.
The Center for Behavioral and Decision Research sponsors a university membership to CARMA (the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis). CARMA provides webinars from leading industry methodologists in the social and organizational sciences.
To access their content, go to carmattu.com and create a free account using your andrew.cmu email address.
Microdata are data for which the statistical units are individual people or objects. These data have not yet been aggregated into statistics about groups, and thus can be downloaded, manipulated, used in statistical models, etc. Below are a few sources for large population and economic microdata sets.