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New Eurostat Micro Data Access Application Procedure

By on January 11, 2017

Eurostat has launched a new data access application procedure for micro data. From January 2017, EUI members should use the new Microdata Access Worlkflow Tool – which requires Principal Investigators to register via the EU Login authentication service.

The EUI Researcher – or Principal Investigator in a research team – should create an EU Login for the project application. (It is not necessary for all members of a research team to have a login.)

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New variable-time-matrix for EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) launched by GESIS

By on January 21, 2016

On 21 January, the GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences launched a new variable-time-matrix (Excel format) for identifying EU-Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) variables by type of data, reference period, unit of observation and mode of collection. EU-SILC is a cross-sectional and longitudinal sample survey, coordinated by Eurostat, based on data from the EU member states. EUI members should read the ‘How to Access’ section of this Library page which gives details of access application procedures. The GESIS site also provides transfer routines for converting EU-SILC data from .csv to Stata and SPSS. Full details.

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Library Trial of the SAGE Research Methods portal for research methodology content and tools

By on October 3, 2015

SAGE Research Methods is a portal designed to provide support for scholars in all aspects of research methodology. This resource can be used by sociologists, economists, political scientists – and other scholars interested in quantitative and qualitative research methodology. SAGE Research Methods includes a full-text, searchable database of all works in the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) series. The portal also includes specially-commissioned, and existing, social sciences’ case studies – many of which are in use at international universities. EUI members have trial access to SAGE Research Methods until 23 October 2015. Full details and video orientation.

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Statistical Data at the EUI: the Data Portal and the paper statistics archive

By on November 27, 2013

The EUI Data Portal is now the primary source for statistical data resources at the EUI. Paper series are still accessible – but have been moved to storage becuase of electronic availability. The EUI Data Portal gives access to 75 major statistical data resources. There are 43 macroeconomic and 32 micro-socioeconomic resources. The number of open data resources in the Portal has also increased to 29. Full details of statistical data resources are on this Library page. A presentation of European Statistical data resources takes place in the Library training room at 13:30 on Wednesday, 27 November.

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