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New RDC newsletter "LIfBi data No. 14" published

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The biannual newsletter "LIfBi data" provides regular information about data releases, events, and other news from the Research Data Center of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (RDC LIfBi). The newsletter can be received by e-mail; subscribing to and unsubscribing from the mailing list is possible via our website.

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From the contents of the current newsletter “LIfBi data No. 14”:

  • The Institute in its Jubilee Year 2024: LIfBi celebrates its 10th anniversary
  • 9th International NEPS Conferenz: December 5-6, 2024 at the LIfBi in Bamberg
  • NEPS Publication Award: NEPS-based publications of 2023 can be nominated until August 31
  • NEPS User Survey: Last call - Participation still possible until the end of January
  • NEPS Data Trainings: Several online courses free of charge also this year
  • NEPS Data Correction: Critical data error concerning vocabulary competence in SC1 fixed
  • Scientific Use Files: Current and planned data releases
  • CILS4NEPS: New data for international comparisons in educational and migration research
  • NEPS-ADIAB: Extension of the time frame of linked data packages
  • Plausible Values: Updated R package NEPSscaling available
  • Forum4MICA: More transparency and exchange - Online forum as primary consultation medium
  • Password Policy: Switch to permanent individual passwords
  • NEPS Statistics 2023: Robust growth in projects and data users
  • Publications: Recent articles based on the LIfBi data portfolio

The complete document is also available from the archive of all newsletters published so far. We wish you much pleasure reading it.

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