Developing networked documentation services in social sciences

Supporting social science information centres
Promoting centralized collation of human resource data
Overseeing documentary services for the human sciences
Reviewing humanities infrastructures
Networking social science centres

The International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation collects, keeps up-to-date and disseminates information on documentation services in the social sciences, including the compilation of current bibliographies and directories. It studies appropriate steps for ensuring the systematic development of such documentary instruments, advises social science bodies on questions relating to bibliography and documentation and draws up technical rules likely to improve the management of social science information, documents and databases.

The committee Social Sciences Information and Documentation FID/EI) of the International Federation for Information and Documentation is concerned with the advancement and promotion of all information and documentation services in the social sciences.

International Federation for Information and Documentation
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology
European Society for Rural Sociology
Council of European Social Science Data Archives
Latin American Rural Sociological Association
International Federation of Data Organizations for the Social Sciences
International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation
International Institute for Social Sciences, Malta
United Nations Development Programme
Centre for the Coordination of Research and Documentation in Social Science for Sub-Saharan Africa
United Nations Office at Vienna
European Commission Host Organisation
Centre for Social Science Research and Documentation for the Arab Region, Cairo
European Cooperation in Social Science Information and Documentation
Asia-Pacific Information Network in Social Sciences
Nordic Publishing Board in Social Sciences
Asian Fisheries Social Science Research Network
European and Mediterranean Network for the Social Sciences
Research Libraries Group
European Association for Grey Literature Exploitation
European Social Science Java Network
International Public Foundation
United Nations Population Fund
UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Documentation Centre
Middle East Network Information Center, Austin TX
Russian and East European Network Information Center
Latin American Network Information Center, University of Texas
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Asian Studies Network Information Center
International Academy at Santa Barbara
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal