Survey Guidelines

Collection and Use of Web Paradata

Paradata are information about the primary survey data collection process. This guide is intended for survey practitioners who want to collect and use paradata in web surveys. The guideline focuses on a typology and possible applications of web paradata and practical implications regarding the collection, post-processing, and documentation of web paradata.

Kunz, T. & Hadler, P. (2020). Collection and Use of Web Paradata. Mannheim, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS – Survey Guidelines). DOI: 10.15465/gesis-sg_en_037