The GESIS data catalogue provides complete ISSP data and documentation materials, including GESIS Data Archive variable reports/ codebooks, basic questionnaires (in English), and country specific materials as printable PDF files. Downloads are available free of charge after registration.
Besides the data access itself, the GESIS data catalogue DBK offers study descriptions containing substantial and methodological information and gives information on ‘Errata & Versions’. Errata are always fixed to a data set version and need to be taken into consideration when analyzing this data. Each data set version has a unique persistent Digital Object Identifier (DOI) which is an important element for the correct citation of a data set.
There are two options for searching the ISSP data and documents:
The Question Text Retrieval to search for one word or phrases in ISSP-Codebooks, Basic Questionnaires and Method Reports and