Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
NSD's data holdings provide information about the human society at different levels. The data are organised in four main categories:
- (1) Individual Level Data
- (2) Regional Data
- (3) Data about the Political System
- (4) Data about Institutions
- (5) Data on scientific journals and publishers
- Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
- Swedish National Data Service (SND)
SND is a service organisation for Swedish research within the humanities, social sciences and health sciences. SND help enable Swedish and international researchers gain access to existing data within and outside of Sweden.
- The Danish State Archives (DDA)
DDA is the national social science data archive. DDA is primaily used by researchers and students wanting access to data materials created by Danish researchers or about Denmark.
DDA is dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and dissemination of (primarily) quantitative data created by researchers from three fields:
• Social Science
• Health Science
- UK Data Archive (UKDA)
UKDA is a centre of expertise in data acquisition, preservation, dissemination and promotion and is curator of the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the UK. It is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher Education Funding Councils and the University of Essex.
- European Data Laboratory (EUROLAB)
The EUROLAB at the GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Cologne (formerly Central Archive for Empirical Social Research at the University of Cologne - ZA) is a European data laboratory for comparative social research. Since its establishment more than 250 researchers from over thirty countries all over the world have worked at the EUROLAB for more than 4 400 days altogether. It has received positive evaluations both at national and European level and is recognised as an important research infrastructure to support high level comparative research. In Spring 2007 the EUROLAB was institutionalised at GESIS and now offers its services to the scientific community on a permanent basis.