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The ALLBUS-Bibliography contains all the publications using ALLBUS data we know of. This includes specialist journals, monographs and "gray literature" (working papers, diploma or masters degree theses etc.).

In addition to the bibliographic information, the ALLBUS Bibliography includes abstracts of the studies included. The abstracts focus on the use made of ALLBUS data.

A full-text search is possible. You can use any term - words or figures - in the bibliographic references (author, title, other source references) or the abstract of the publication.

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Download the ALLBUS-Bibliography (all files are in German)

32nd edition (March 2018)


RIS-File (text file in Research Information System Format for import into reference managers)

New entries in the 32nd editionPDF-File (191 KB)

Kind request to serve the ALLBUS bibliography

To keep the bibliography complete and up-to-date, we kindly request the users of ALLBUS data to inform us on their publications. Please send us - in particular in case of grey literature - details of your research using ALLBUS data. Ideally two copies of your work (soft or hard copy) to:

GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences
Data Archive for the Social Sciences
Unter Sachsenhausen 6-8
50667 Köln

In case of public available publications we kindly request to send soft copies or bibliographic notes and abstracts of your publications to: