FAQ

FAQ 2018-03-06T16:17:19+00:00
Are there any regulations for the use of KOSSDA data? 2018-02-08T17:22:59+00:00

When publicizing findings of a study using KOSSDA data, you should disclose the data source. KOSSDA offers information on standard formats of crediting archival sources and requires that all its users properly cite the data source in order to promote data-sharing and comply with ethical standards.

Are any data available in English? 2018-02-08T17:22:41+00:00

Among over 2,300 sets of survey data, 250 representative data sets (questionnaires, codebooks, and data) have been translated to English and are available online. The metadata for over 1,000 other survey data sets and 30 sets of qualitative data are also available in English. KOSSDA consistently translates major sets of data into English.

Are the data available only to researchers? 2018-02-08T17:22:11+00:00

No. Anyone can use KOSSDA data for noncommercial purposes. KOSSDA data are open not only to students and researchers in social sciences but also to employees of central and local governments, private research institutions, etc.

Where can I find KOSSDA data? 2018-02-08T17:21:50+00:00

KOSSDA data and related documents as well as supporting services are available online at https://kossda.snu.ac.kr.

What kinds of data can I access at KOSSDA? 2018-02-08T17:20:57+00:00

KOSSDA provides data of representative repeated cross-sectional and time-series surveys, such as the Korean General Social Survey, as well as statistical tables for research in social sciences. Its collections include over 2,300 sets of survey data and 1,900 statistical tables on social and economic trends. In addition to quantitative data, KOSSDA offers over 200 sets of qualitative data-interview and observation records and documents-on population and family, local communities, overseas Koreans and migrants, poverty, social and labor movements, and other topics.