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Original language documentation for the European Values Study. 3rd wave 1999/2000 4th wave 2008. European Values Study (EVS). Project goals Improved t ranslation process Multilingual documentation. Phase 1. English language documentation.

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Original language documentation for theEuropean Values Study

3rd wave 1999/2000 4th wave 2008


European Values Study (EVS)

Projectgoals

  • Improved translation process

  • Multilingual documentation


Phase 1. English language documentation

  • DSDM documentation of the integrated dataset and the 33 national datasets by English master questionnaire

  • Wording of question and answer text

  • Sequence of question parts

  • Notes: derived variables, recoding etc.

2006


Phase 2. Original language documentation

  • DSDM documentation of the 33 national datasets by 39 field questionnaires

  • Wording of question and answer text

  • Sequence of question parts

  • Notes: deviations in question wording

2006 2008


Phase 3. Translation of field questionnaires

  • Procedures in WebTrans

  • Review procedure

  • New translation

  • Adaptation

    72 language documentations

2006 2008


Phase 4. Original language documentation

DSDM documentation of 46 datasets by 72 field questionnaires

2006 2008 2010


Comparisons across space and time

  • Two or more languages in one country

  • One language in different countries

  • All languages in all countries

  • Master + original question in each country

  • Languages in different waves

  • Master questions in all waves (trends)

7


Outcome: 3rd wave in ZACAT

English master questionnaire

Original languages

Show Cards

France Estonia (Estonian) Estonia (Russian)


Tools for general usage

Dataset Documentation Manager (DSDM)

CodebookExplorer (CBE)

EVS project portal


Dataset Documentation Manager (DSDM)

  • What can it do for you?

  • Import SPSS data files

  • Allows documentation of questions, sub-questions and answers

  • Allows language specific documentation

  • Shows two languages concurrently on the screen

  • Re-use question documentation

  • Export into a DDI 2 compatible format, for Nesstar or long-term preservation

  • Export into a DDI 3 compatible format, supporting enhanced publications


DSDM - Variables


DSDM - Questions


DSDM - DDI 2 and 3 export


CodebookExplorer (CBE)

  • What can it do for you?

  • Present complex data sets

  • Search and browse bilingual documentation

  • Show Cards view included

  • Analyze data

  • Manage category systems like scales, trends, thesauri, continuity guides

  • Manage and save tables and graphs for reports: CodebookCreation Mode


CBE - Complex datasets


CBE - Compare languages and see Show Cards


CBE - Codebook Creation Mode


CBE - Reports


EVS project portal

  • What can it do for you?

  • Manage interaction of project participants

  • Notify people about available files

  • Give overview about current work status

  • Preserve project results for later access


EVS project portal - manage interactions


EVS project portal - give overview


Tools for general usage


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