gesisDataSearch: a Data Discovery Index for the Social Sciences

« Now in beta, a new tool which will enable researchers to quickly identify high quality social and economic datasets.  It is described more fully in this article but basically it aims to use Data Documentation Initiative metadata to harvest records from a number of separate high-quality sources including the German GESIS Data Archive (, and the US American Data Archive, ICPSR.  The aim is to enable searchers to conduct key word searches in one place then sort the results by date, type of survey (includes numeric, spss files, voting pols, opinion polls etc).

Try it out in the Beta search

If you are interested in data you might also like to take a look at the OpenMinTeD websuiite. (…) »

source >, Andrew Dunn, 20 avril 2018