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Czech Social Science Data Archive (CSDA)
Hosting Legal Entity
Czech Academy of Sciences
Jilska, Prague 1, PO: 11000 (Czech Republic)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Czech Republic
Current Status:
Operational since 1998
Scientific Description
The Czech Social Science Data Archive (CSDA) of the Institute of Sociology ASCR serves as the national centre providing access to data files from social science research projects to make them widely available for secondary use in academic research and for educational purposes. The CSDA provides services in the following three areas: (1) data acquisition, archiving and dissemination, (2) infrastructure for the Czech Republic’s participation in large international comparative projects, and (3) promotion of secondary data analysis (information services, training, methodology research, review studies). The CSDA is funded by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic and it is a member institution of the Council of Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA).

RI Keywords
Social data analysis, Data sharing, Data archiving, Digital data
RI Category
Data Archives, Data Repositories and Collections
Scientific Domain
Social Sciences
General promotion of secondary analysis

the CSDA facilitates the utilization of research infrastructure, conducts research in the field of data quality, maps empirical research, and deals with analytic methods.

Social science data services

acquiring and archiving datasets from Czech social science research as well as international research with Czech participation, and making them publicly available.

Support for large surveys

collaborating in the organization of large-scale survey research projects: e.g., Czech surveys within the framework of the International Social Survey Programme and the European Social Survey.

Data archiving, data dissemination
Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives
Date of last update: 24/10/2013
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