Launch of 2016 edition of European Language Social Science Thesaurus

The Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) has launched an updated version of the online European Language Social Science Thesaurus. ELSST facilitates the translation of social science data terms in 12 languages: Danish, Czech, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, and Swedish. The search tool at the upper right of the ELSST homepage allows users to retrieve translations of terms such as ‘probability theory’, ‘labour force’ &c.

UK Data Service launches new Quarterly Newsletter

The UK Data Service launched a new Newsletter on 28 October, providing “a quarterly round-up of latest news, features, data releases, forthcoming data and events.” The Autumn 2015 edition describes new UKDS web features, updates from the Young Lives project, data platform ICT developments, a new survey data guide and an overview of the Discover data search engine. The UK Data Service and archive, is a large-scale repository of social science and economic data. EUI members should read the special access procedures for non-UK based researchers on this Library page.