Downloading the dataset
If you choose to download the files for a dataset with ICPSR Direct:
- Be sure you have enough disk space
- Identify the files you will need (codebook, data, export file, SPSS statements)
- Download the file to disk in compressed format ("zipped")
- Uncompress the files using Winzip® or another such utility
- Use an editor or Adobe Acrobat® to read the uncompressed codebook.