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INFORMATION GATEWAYS



INFORMATION GATEWAYS


The links below give access to information gateways, which are websites that offer organised and searchable access to a wide variety of data resources and data types, which may include books, reports, studies, journals, institutions, events, indicators, etc.


  • Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion (CERC) : The Council for Employment, Income and Social Cohesion is a French database of books, reports and articles dealing with the topics of poverty, means-tested benefits, in-work benefits, minimum wage and return-to-work programmes. The available documents listed (mainly in French and in English) cover France, Europe, Northern America and other countries.
  • E-Library for Global Welfare : The E-Library for Global Welfare offers a searchable collection of online resources for international and comparative policy analysis, research and teaching. Its resources have a global coverage, and regard a wide array of topics including work and employment, social protection, social care, education, health, demography, trade and economy, migration, etc.
  • European Foundation (Eurofound) : The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions is a European Union body set up to contribute to the planning and design of better living and working conditions in Europe. Its website provides information, advice and expertise on quality of life, employment, living and working conditions, work-life balance, industrial relations and social cohesion in Europe. It also gives access to European surveys and indicators in these fields.
  • MERIL : The MERIL portal gives access to an inventory of openly accessible research infrastructures (RIs) in Europe across all scientific domains, including the humanities and social sciences. It aims to be a useful resource for information commonly needed by researchers seeking access to an infrastructure and by policy-makers analyzing the current state of research infrastructure in Europe.
  • Observatoire Social Européen (OSE) : The Observatoire Social Européen was founded in 1984 to foster a better understanding of the social implications of the building of Europe. It monitors developments in European Community policies, particularly social policies regarding health, work and welfare, and analyses the forces and players at work. Its website offers access to a range of relevant books, reports, events and studies.
  • The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OSHA) : The Agency's website is a gateway to information on safety and health at work in European countries. It gives access to comparative and country studies, reports, thematic and sectoral analyses, news and events in the field of health and safety at work.
  • The European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO) : Since 1997 EIRO has collected, analysed and disseminated up-to-date information on key developments in industrial relations in Europe. Its website gives access to comparative and country studies, reports, thematic and sectoral analyses, news and events in the field of industrial relations. The information can be searched by country, sector and date.
  • The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies : The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies monitors the development of health systems and their reforms in European and a selection of non-European countries. It offers health system descriptions, comparative health statistics