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Name of repository GESIS Datenbestandskatalog
Additional name DBK
GESIS Data Catalogue
Repository URL http://www.gesis.org/en/services/research/data-catalogue/
Subjects Economic and Social Policy Economics Empirical Social Research Humanities and Social Sciences Political Science Social Sciences Social and Behavioural Sciences
Description The primary focus of the department “Data Archive for the Social Sciences” is providing excellent data service for national and international comparative surveys from the fields of social and political science research. These surveys, which must comply with clearly defined methodological and technical requirements, are archived and processed according to internationally recognized standards and made accessible to the scientifically interested public in a user-friendly manner. The Data Catalogue (DBK) comprises the study descriptions from all studies archived at the Data Archive including study descriptions of historical studies data.
Content types Archived data Plain text Scientific and statistical data formats Standard office documents
Keywords social data questionaires studies census data
Repository size More than 5000 studies
Repository type disciplinary
Mission statement for designated community http://www.gesis.org/en/institute/the-association/mission/
Research data repository language(s) eng
deu
Data and/or service provider dataProvider
serviceProvider

Responsible institutions (1)

Institution name GESIS-Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Additional name GESIS-Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences
URL http://www.gesis.org/en/home/
Contact http://www.gesis.org/en/services/research/data-catalogue/
Country Germany
Type(s) of responsibility funding
general
technical
Type of institution non-profit

Terms (1)

Policy name Legal Notice
URL http://www.gesis.org/en/institute/imprint/

Legal aspects

Database access
Type of access to research data repository open
Data access
Type of access to data open
restricted
restricted
restricted
closed
Data access restriction type(s) registration
feeRequired
other
Data licences (2)
License name other
License URL http://www.gesis.org/en/institute/imprint/
License name Copyrights
License URL http://www.gesis.org/en/institute/imprint/
Data upload
Type of data upload restricted
Data upload restriction type registration
Data upload license name Support and consultation in archiving self-conducted surveys
Data license URL http://www.gesis.org/en/services/archiving-and-registering/data-archiving/legal-aspects/

Standards

Name of the repository software unknown
Persistent identifier system DOI
Data citation guideline http://www.gesis.org/en/services/data-analysis/data-archive-service/citation-of-research-data/
Quality management yes

Application programming interfaces (1)

API type FTP
URL http://www.gesis.org/en/services/data-analysis/data-archive-service/charges/

Alerting services (1)

Type of alerting service RSS
Alerting service https://dbk.gesis.org/gesis-data-news/gesis-data-news-de.xml

Remarks

Remarks Beta Test Phase DBK2.0: https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/
Entry date 2013-04-22
Last update 2014-05-19

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