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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.

Online search

The contents of the ALLBUS-Bibliography can be searched online through Search GESIS, which you can find in the head of all GESIS-webpages. To specifically look for ALLBUS-publications use the keyword 'ALLBUS' plus  your personal search interest and access the relevant hits under 'Publication'.

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

32nd edition (March 2018)


RIS-File (4.45 MB) (text file in Research Information System Format for import into reference managers)

New entries in the 32nd edition PDF-File (195 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: