IPSR is a repository for Kansas data and a hub of interdisciplinary
policy and social research. Staff are available to assist affiliated faculty and student researchers with locating public data, data collection, data management, data documentation, data visualization, and data dissemination.
IPSR provides wrap-around sponsored project support services for social scientists and policy-related researchers at the University of Kansas. Services include assistance with identifying, applying for, and managing external support for research.
IPSR is the Business & Industry Data Center (BIDC) lead agency for Kansas. The BIDC program is an expansion of the State Data Center (SDC) partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau. The BIDC program is a means to increase public awareness of economic data and to make wider use of these data.