How to help make the IPUMS even better

Let us know that you're using the data

  • Cite the IPUMS correctly
  • Enter all uses of the data in our bibliography. Continued funding depends on our ability to show that the data are being used.

Help us improve the data

  • Tell us about any errors you find in the data or documentation
  • Share any ideas about how we can make the data or website better

Spread the word about IPUMS

  • Ask us for brochures that you can give to students and colleagues
  • Ask us for presentation materials to teach others about IPUMS
  • Visit the IPUMS booth at conferences to learn what's new

Want to make a more serious commitment?

  • Come work for us. It's a good place to work.
  • Make a tax-deductible contribution to the Minnesota Population Center. Small or large, your gifts will help keep us going.