Tools for Researchers

Technology initiatives and research support services are key components of the IRiSS research infrastructure.

Technology Initiatives

Research Support Services

Additional Resources for Social Science Researchers

Center for Interdisciplinary Research: Through CIDR, IRiSS' Academic Technology Specialist works in alignment with the University's vision to improve teaching, learning, and research by implementing and developing new technologies.


Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) is a group within the Stanford University Libraries & Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) that provides services and support to Stanford faculty, staff and students in the acquisition of social science data and the selection and use of quantitative (statistical) and qualitative analysis software.

ITS Collaborative Tools Installer  IT Services now offers a web-based tool for installing instances of Drupal, MediaWiki, or WordPress into department and group accounts.  Installation and updates are handled through this automated installer, allowing university-affiliates to get immediately up and running with these tools.