International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST)

Association internationale pour les services et techniques d'information en sciences sociales

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History

Founded 1976.

Aims

Foster and promote a network of excellence for data service delivery; advance infrastructure in the social sciences; provide opportunities for collegial exchange of sound professional practices.

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Activities

Works to bridge the interests and concerns of 3 distinct communities in the public and private sector: (1) social researchers and scientists who produce and use micro and macro-level social data; (2) information specialists who preserve social data, manage facilities and provide services promoting the secondary use of social data; (3) computing specialists who advance technical methods to manipulate and analyse social data. Organizes Action Groups to solve specific problems, including 'International Outreach Action Group', which provides support for data professionals from emerging economies. Organizes: workshops; seminars; training sessions; annual meeting.

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 27 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Information
    • Information
  • Sociology
    • Sociology
  • Technology
    • Technology

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

C0051

Last News Received

2013
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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