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AUSSDA - The Austrian Social Science Data Archive - is an essential research infrastructure for the social sciences in Austria and the Austrian representative in the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA ERIC). AUSSDA strives to become the leading research infrastructure for the social sciences in Austria, offering high quality, sustainable, and easy-to-use solutions for archiving digital data, along with world-wide access to it. The archive follows international standards in order to make deposited social science data and documentation findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. AUSSDA is active in a growing network of national and international partners, promoting high archiving standards and contributing to archive solutions of the future.
The archive's collection covers all social science data. AUSSDA supports the open data movement and works towards maximizing the potential for data use within the user groups. The primary beneficiaries of the services are researchers, while the online services can also be used by students, educational institutions as well as media representatives and the public. AUSSDA stands for integrity in data archiving and promote ethical re-search principles.
Dr. Lars Kaczmirek
AUSSDA - the Austrian Social Science Data Archive is an essential research infrastructure for the social sciences in Austria and the Austrian representative in the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA ERIC). Our expertise not only covers data preparation, archiving and providing access to data (https://data.aussda.at/), but also includes consultations on data management plans and data collection with surveys (http://aussda.at/en/services/).
Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure
data preservation, data reuse, long-term-archiving, data citation, DOI, anonymisation, metadata, licences, project consultation, data management plan