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German Microdata Lab (GML)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Leibniz Association
Address:
Germany
Location
B 2,1, GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim, PO: 68159 (Germany)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Germany
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2003
Timeline
Being upgraded since 2014
Scientific Description
The German Microdata Lab (GML) documents microdata from official statistics. It offers comprehensive services for scientists analyzing the data. This includes the distribution of coding routines for an efficient use of the data and the construction of frequently used concepts in the social sciences as well as the organization of user workshops and conferences.

RI Keywords
Mircodata from official statistics, Data documentation, Metadata, EU-SILC, EU-LFS
Classifications
RI Category
Research Data Service Facilities
Scientific Domain
Social Sciences
Services
Data Documentation

Web based documentation for scientific users of official microdata within the MISSY portal, in particular EU-LFS, EU-SILC, German Microcensus.

Microdata Tools

Program code for statistical packages which reads, converts and labels data files or implements social science classifications.

Training Courses

International training courses for researchers on handling and research potential of EU official statistics and German official statistics microdata.

User Conferences

Conferences for users of scientific use microdata files in cooperation with official statistics.

Equipment
Web Services

Online Data Documentation System MISSY and related services.

Date of last update: 04/05/2018
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