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Social Science Data Workshop

Suggested readings

Speakers suggest that participants prepare for the workshop by reading the following:

Computer-assisted Survey Methods Program. 1999.
  SDA: Survey Documentation and Analysis. Berkeley: University of California. Available from http://sda.berkeley.edu.
Data Documentation Initiative Committee. 1998.
  The Data Documentation Initiative: A Proposal for an XML Document Type Definition for Data Documentation. Available from http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/DDI/codebook.html.
Greenstein, Daniel. 1998.
  "The Arts and Humanities Data Service Three Years' On." D-Lib Magazine, December. Available from http://www.dlib.org/dlib/december98/greenstein/12greenstein.html.
Miller, Paul and Daniel Greenstein, eds. 1997.
  Discovering Online Resources Across the Humanities. A Practical Implementation of the Dublin Core. London: Arts and Humanities Data Service. Available from http://ahds.ac.uk/public/metadata/discovery.html.
US Census Bureau. 1999.
  The American Community Survey. Available from http://www.census.gov/CMS/www/index_main.htm.
Verba, Sidney. 1998.
  An Operational Social Science Digital Data Library. Cambridge: Harvard University. Available from http://data.fas.harvard.edu/hdc/hmdcproj/vdcmri.shtml.

Additional references:

See the websites for the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, the Harvard-MIT Data Center, and NESSTAR: Networked Social Science Tools and Resources.

Greenstein, Daniel. 1997.
  AHDS Systems Operational Requirements. London: Arts and Humanities Data Service. Available from http://ahds.ac.uk/public/ahds-or/ahds-or.html.
Musgrave, Simon. 1998.
  "Resource Discovery and Use: Improved Web Tools to Find and Browse Data." Paper presented at IRISS '98, the International Conference on Internet Research and Information for Social Scientists, Bristol, March 26-27. Available from http://www.sosig.ac.uk/iriss/papers/paper43.htm.
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