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CESSDA-ELSST project update

The Thesaurus Team The CESSDA-ELSST project, which has funded the development of the ELSST and HASSET thesauri over the last five years, officially ended on 30 September 2017. The project, funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), … Continue reading

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Translating ELSST into Slovenian

Sonja Bezjak and Irena Bolko The challenge The Slovenian Social Science Data Archives (ADP) are keen supporters of CESSDA and the cross-national harmonization of archives. We firmly believe that translating the ELSST thesaurus is an important step towards achieving this … Continue reading

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CESSDA ELSST New Release 21 September 2017

Jeannine Beeken We are pleased to announce a new release of The European Language Social Science Thesaurus (ELSST). ELSST is now available in 13 languages: Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish. The … Continue reading

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Notes from symposium on language technology and translation

Lorna Balkan Translation tools and technologies have gained increasing importance in the translation sector over the years, but until now have been little applied to the specific field of survey translation. To rectify this, the SERISS project held a symposium … Continue reading

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First results of SERISS project

Lorna Balkan Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences (SERISS) is a four-year project (2015-2019) funded by the European Commission as part of its Horizon 2020 programme. It aims to foster collaboration and develop shared standards between the … Continue reading

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SERISS project

Lorna Balkan The UK Data Service has recently received funding to participate in an EU-funded project that complements the work that is being carried out within the CESDDA-ELSST project. The Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences (SERISS) … Continue reading

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Launch of new thesaurus management system

Lorna Balkan We are delighted to announce that our new management system is now live. Many thanks to all those who made this happen, including all our partners in the ELSST translators committee who contributed to the system specifications, our … Continue reading

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