SIPP ACCESS: Information tools improve access to national longitudinal panel surveys

Robbin, Alice and David, Martin SIPP ACCESS: Information tools improve access to national longitudinal panel surveys. Research Quarterly, 1988, vol. 27, n. 4, pp. 499-515. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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SIPP ACCESS represents an innovation in providing services for statistical data. A computer-based, integrated information system incorporates both the data and information about the data. SIPP ACCESS systematically links the technologies of laser disk, mainframe computer, microcomputer, and electronic networks and applies relational technology to create great efficiencies and lower the costs of storing, managing, retrieving, and transmitting data and information about complex statistical data collections. This information system has been applied to national longitudinal panel surveys. The article describes the reasons why SIPP ACCESS was created to improve access to these complex surveys and provides examples of tools that facilitate access to information about the contents of these large data sets.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Information access; Information systems; Statistical data; SIPP ACCESS
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
L. Information technology and library technology
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BC. Information in society.
B. Information use and sociology of information
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Alice Robbin
Date deposited: 17 Apr 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11


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