FORS Guides to survey methods
If you want to collect your own data or just better understand the decisions behind data collection processes, these guides will give you interesting insights into measurement concepts, the development of questionnaires, survey modes, field organisation and monitoring and a lot of other topics regarding the collection and processing of data.
Mobile web surveys (FORS Guide N°01), Jessica M.E. Herzing
Measurement of income in surveys (FORS Guide N°02), Ursina Kuhn
Refusal conversion (FORS Guide N°04), Marieke Voorpostel
Surveying national minorities (FORS Guide N°06), Jessica M.E. Herzing, Guy Elcheroth, Oliver Lipps, Brian Kleiner
Incentives in surveys (FORS Guide N°08), Oliver Lipps, Jessica M.E. Herzing, Nicolas Pekari, Michèle Ernst Stähli, Alexandre Pollien, Gisana Riedo, Maud Reveilhac
Measurement of social position in surveys (FORS Guide N°10), Robin Tillmann
FORS Guides to data management
The correct, fast and easy handling of data is a major concern of all researchers collecting and processing data. The guides provide you with useful knowledge around your data management, from the planning to its implementation, the consideration of ethical issues and data protection until the final archiving and sharing of your data.
Ethics in the era of open research data: some points of reference (FORS Guide N°03), Pablo Diaz
The informed consent as legal and ethical basis of research data production (FORS Guide N°05), Sybil Krügel
How to draft a DMP from the perspective of the social sciences, using the SNSF template (FORS Guide N°07), Pablo Diaz, Alexandra Stam
Pre-registration and registered reports (FORS Guide N°09), Marieke Heers
Data anonymisation: legal, ethical, and strategic considerations (FORS Guide N°11), Alexandra Stam, Brian Kleiner