Register to LISSY

LISSY is a remote-execution system allows researchers to access from remote location the LIS and LWS microdata while respecting privacy restrictions required by the countries providing the data.

LIS grants access to its micro-databases to registered users and for a period of one year, renewable annually.

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Job Submission Mode

LISSY provides secure access to the microdata through a secure Java application called JSI (Job Submission Interface) or directly via email

Although both options generate identical results, LIS strongly recommends that users access LISSY through JSI, which is more user-friendly and provides additional features.

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How to run a job?

Users writes and submit – either through the JSI or via email statistical programs written in R, SAS, SPSS or Stata (Batch coding mode). LISSY automatically processes the jobs and usually returned back aggregated results to users within a couple of minutes.

In order for LISSY to process user requests properly, a few exceptions to the usual statistical program syntax are required

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LIS’ rules for citation

Users of the LIS or LWS microdata are required to cite the data source in their list of references. As suggested by the Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition, 2007) pp 753-754 (17.358), LIS requests that authors use the following format.