|KOSSDA provides an integrated database of quantitative and qualitative data and literatures. These data can be searched
by data category, subject area, thesaurus, and keywords.
In addition, variable search is possible for survey
data and a preview function is available for qualitative
|The integrated search option allows the user to search
parts of, or all three categories of qualitative and
quantitative data and literature available in the
KOSSDA database system.
by Data Category
|Search by data category may be done by further selecting a type of data. The quantitative data category is further searchable by the survey and statistical data, while qualitative data may be searched by documents, field notes, and interview and narrative history data. The literature category can be searched by academic journal and research monograph.
Data Variable Search
|The variable search enables the search by questionnaire,
variable name, as well as variable description of
|The qualitative data collection consists not only
of textual data but also images, photographs as well
as audio and video materials which are difficult to
discern without viewing a part of the data. Accordingly,
KOSSDA has established a data preview system for qualitative