Heikki Paloheimo, docent and lecturer of the Department of Political Science in the University of Turku, has
exploited data archived at the FSD both in teaching and in research. He has a favourable opinion of services
provided by the data archive. Read more.
International Social Survey Programme 2001 and 2002 offer
an extensive information package about Finnish kinship and
friendship, household work and reconciliation between work
and family. The Finnish data of the ISSP 2001 are already
available at the FSD. The international data of ISSP 2001 will
be available for secondary use next year, likewise the Finnish
data of Family, Work and Household Work currently under
collection. Read more.
Social scientists reject many an interesting research topic
because they lack the resources to conduct their own survey
interviews. This need not be a problem as they can use already
existing and easily accessible, but still relevant data.
Dr. Kimmo Grönlund illustrates how current phenomena may
be studied utilizing archived data, taking Flash Eurobarometers
as an example. Read more.
When the Finnish Social Science Data Archive, FSD, was
founded in 1999, one of the first tasks was to decide how
to describe research data in the database. The format for
describing bibliographic citations and the best solutions for
content description were sought for. Read more.
Research Methods Web Resource (MOTV in Finnish) was
introduced last June in the annual IASSIST conference held
in Connecticut. Read more.
This article introduces (in English) four publications
based on data archived at the FSD. The language of the orginal
publications is Finnish or Swedish. Read more.
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