International Network for Integrated Social Science

International Network for Integrated Social Science

William Sims Bainbridge (National Science Foundation, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-878289-86-5.ch020
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Computer-related developments across the social sciences are converging on an entirely new kind of infrastructure that integrates across methodologies, disciplines, and nations. This chapter examines the potential outlined by a number of conference reports, special grant competitions, and recent research awards supported by the National Science Foundation. Together, these sources describe an Internet-based network of collaboratories combining survey, experimental, and geographic methodologies to serve research and education in all of the social sciences.

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