We are a data infrastructure for the social science community in Austria and offer a variety of research support services, primarily data archiving and help with data re-use. We make social science data accessible, creating opportunities for research and data reuse, benefitting science and society.

COVID-19

Thank you for getting in touch and your interest in our services! As of 16th March 2020, our host institutions, the Universities of Vienna, Graz and Linz, are operating in emergency mode due to COVID-19. For the time being, the AUSSDA Team is at home in telework. 

What does this mean for you?

  • In our AUSSDA Dataverse you can find and access data as usual. Many of our datasets can also be used for teaching and e-learning, e.g. data collected by the Austrian National Election Study (AUTNES) or the Social Survey Austria (SSÖ-ISSP). 
  • AUSSDA will continue to provide the full-range of services, please bear in mind that delays may occur. 
  • Until further notice, meetings of any kind as well as consultations will be held via telework options available.
  • For inquiries and requests, we kindly ask you to contact us at info@aussda.at or refer to the contact details on our website here. You can best reach us via e-mail.  

Please note that we will be posting any updates on our website and Twitter, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions. 

We wish you all the best in these trying times and hope to see you again very soon!
The AUSSDA Team

 What's new?

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Inside AUSSDA
 

EOSC-Pillar will help to build the European Open Science Cloud, one of the most ambitious research infrastructure initatives of our time. AUSSDA at the Vienna University Library leads a work package, which surveys national open research data undertakings in five countries.

CESSDA ERIC
 

Metadata – information on research data – are of great importance to ensure that one can find and reuse data. In Europe, metadata follow a standard set by the CESSDA ERIC Metadata Office.

Data
 

Eric Karsten and his colleagues interviewed 221 journalists and organisation’s spokespeople in Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Great Britain.

Data
 

A new AUSSDA publication analyses the structure of domestic social science research.

Data
 

In the project "Strategies, Images and Issues in Political TV Interviews 1981-2016" more than 19,000 statements by journalists and politicians were analysed

Service
 

The AUSSDA Dataverse User Guide explains important terms related to our digital archive (with pictures). Find out more about downloading data files at AUSSDA.

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