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Institutional Research, Assessment, & Effectiveness Online Resources 

 

IPEDS Help Desk

Link Phone Email
IPEDS Data Center Help Desk 1-877-225-2568 ipedshelp@rti.org
IPEDS Data Center Data Tools 1-866-558-0658 ipedstools@rti.org

 

NCES/IPEDS Resources

IPEDS Home Page
IPEDS Resource Center
IPEDS Training & Outreach
IPEDS Glossary
IPEDS Surveys
IPEDS Contact Info

 

AIR Resources

AIR Home Page
AIR's IPEDS Resource Center
Workshops
Webinars

 

AIR Published Materials

Journals and Research Monographs
Resources in Institutional Research and Other Publications
New Directions for Institutional Research
Professional File
AIR Alerts

 

Professional Associations

Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
National Community College Council for Research and Planning (NCCCRP)
Society for College and University Planners (SCUP)
American Education Research Association
Association for the Student of Higher Education (ASHE)
League for Innovation in Community Colleges

 

External Data Sources

Data Sharing Consortia - HEDS
Data Sharing Consortia - AAUDE (Association of American Universities Data Exchange)
Data Sharing Consortia - CSRDE
NCHEMS - National Center for Higher Education Management Systems

 

IR Web Resources

AIR (Association for Institutional Research)
NEAIR
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)

 

National Organizations/Publications

National Student Clearinghouse
National Governor's Association
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems
Council for the Advancement and Support for Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed
Postsecondary Education Opportunity

Journals

Research in Higher Education
Journal of Higher Education
ASHE Higher Education Research Reports
Society for College and University Planners (SCUP)
Journal of Applied Research in the Community College (JARCC)
Community College Journal

 

Reports - National Focus

ASHE Higher Education Research Reports
NCES Annual Reports
Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE) Reports
Lumina Foundation
Education Commission of the States (ECS)
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

 

Other Regular Publications

Chronicle of Higher Education
Community College Times
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning
Postsecondary Education Opportunity
University Business: Solutions for Higher Education Management

 

Bibliography: Information Dissemination

Interpreting and Presenting Data to Management (AIR Professional File 36)
Enhancing Information Use in Decision Making (New Directions for Institutional Research #64)
"On the Nature of Institutional Research and the Knowledge and Skills It Requires" (Terenzini, 1991)

 

Bibliography: Data Graphics

Handbook of Graphic Presentation (Schmid and Schmid, 1979)
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (Tufte, 1983)
The Elements of Graphing Data (Cleveland, 1985)
Say It with Charts(Zelazny, 1985)
Envisioning Information (Tufte, 1990)
Effective Color Displays: Theory and Practice(Travis, 1991)
Visual Explanations (Tufte, 1997)

 

External Data Sources

Data Sharing Consortia - HEDS
Data Sharing Consortia - AAUDE (Association of American Universities Data Exchange)
Data Sharing Consortia - CSRDE
NCHEMS - National Center for Higher Education Management Systems

 

Federal Web Resources

NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
Census Bureau
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Library of Congress

 

Helpful Community College Web Sites

American Association for Community Colleges
The League for Innovation in the Community College
National Community College Council for Research and Planning

 

Helpful Four-Year College Web Sites

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
Association of American Universities (AAU)
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)