European social surveys (ESS)


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    Conditions of use

  1. Restrictions: The data are available without restrictions, for not-for-profit purposes.
  2. Confidentiality: In accordance with data protection regulations in participating countries, only anonymous data are available to users. Before depositing data to NSD, each national team is responsible for checking their data with confidentiality in mind and to undertake the necessary measures to ensure anonymity of the data files and to foresee that anonymity is also maintained after merging of data files.
  3. Citation requirements: The Central Coordinating Team of the ESS requests that references to ESS data and the Data Documentation Reports should use the following form of words:

    Citation of data:

    • ESS Round 4: European Social Survey Round 4 Data (2008). Data file edition 1.0. Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway – Data Archive and distributor of ESS data.
    • ESS Round 3: European Social Survey Round 3 Data (2006). Data file edition 3.2. Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway – Data Archive and distributor of ESS data.
    • ESS Round 2: European Social Survey Round 2 Data (2004). Data file edition 3.1. Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway – Data Archive and distributor of ESS data.
    • ESS Round 1: European Social Survey Round 1 Data (2002). Data file edition 6.1. Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Norway – Data Archive and distributor of ESS data.

    Citation of documentation:

    • ESS Round 4: European Social Survey (2009): ESS-4 2009 Documentation Report. Edition 1.0. Bergen, European Social Survey Data Archive, Norwegian Social Science Data Services.
    • ESS Round 3: European Social Survey (2008): ESS-3 2006 Documentation Report. Edition 3.2. Bergen, European Social Survey Data Archive, Norwegian Social Science Data Services.
    • ESS Round 2: European Social Survey (2008): ESS-2 2004 Documentation Report. Edition 3.1. Bergen, European Social Survey Data Archive, Norwegian Social Science Data Services.
    • ESS Round 1: European Social Survey (2008): ESS-1 2002 Documentation Report. Edition 6.1. Bergen, European Social Survey Data Archive, Norwegian Social Science Data Services.

    To ensure that such source attributions are captured for social science bibliographic utilities, citations must appear in the footnotes or in the reference section of publications.

  4. Disclaimer: The Central Co-ordinating Team (CCT) and the producers bear no responsibility for the uses of the ESS data, or for interpretations or inferences based on these uses. The CCT and the producers accept no liability for indirect, consequential or incidental damages or losses arising from use of the data collection, or from the unavailability of, or break in access to the service for whatever reason.
  5. Deposit requirement: To provide funding agencies with essential information about the use of ESS data and to facilitate the exchange of information about the ESS, users of ESS data are required to register bibliographic citations of all forms of publications referring to ESS data in the ESS on-line bibliography database at http://ess.nsd.uib.no

European social survey round 4, 2008 - integrated file ed. 3.0 Data Documentation

European social survey cumulative file round 1-3 Data Documentation

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Created: 2006/10/17; Last updated: 2010-03-02