Collaboration of Genealogy and Social Science History: The Case of Ipums

Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota

This paper will describe two decades of collaboration between IPUMS and various genealogical organizations, including FamilySearch,,, and the national archives of several northern European countries. I will conclude with some lessons learned.

No extended abstract or paper available

 Presented in Session 3. Ancestry and other Big Data – Collaboration between genealogical organizations and academics