A book aimed at data librarians has recently been published, The Data Librarian’s Handbook by Robin Rice and John Southall.
Helena Laaksonen has been appointed as the new director of FSD, the Finnish Social Science Data Archive.
The social sciences have been given a boost in a recent call to receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme which will close on 2 February 2017.
The Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences (RDJ) is a peer-reviewed journal, which is designed to comprehensively document and publish deposited datasets and to facilitate their online exploration.
The first meeting of the CESSDA Training Working Group provided the opportunity for CESSDA Service Providers to make concrete plans for the development of training resources and for organising workshops.
The Data Seal of Approval (DSA) and the ICSU World Data System (WDS) both announced on 25 November 2016 that new common requirements were available.
Although "NSDnews" is mainly aimed at readers in the research sector in Norway, the publication gives a good overview of national and international projects and activities.
In the framework of the partnership between CESSDA & PROGEDO, and the participation in the European Horizon 2020 project CESSDA Strengthening and Widening (CESSDA SaW), PROGEDO is recruiting a PhD in social sciences for 11 months (from 1 December 2016 to October 2017).
To find out more about our organisation, our activities and our plans for the future, please take a look at the CESSDA Annual Report 2015.
QuickCharmStats 1.1 (QCS) was designed for researchers who want to quickly and easily create recoding syntax for use in statistical analysis. QCS 1.1 has two further features: Reports and Graphs.