Users interested in non-USC data may contact direct the respective principal
investigator or institution as specified in the data abstract.
Users interested in data collected by the USC should read the
Regulations Governing the Use
of Data in the following page, submit an application together with a research
outline to the Director of the Universities Service Centre. Once the application
is approved, the user must sign an undertaking to abide by the terms in the Regulations
and pay the usage fee unless exempted.
At present, all USC-DCS data are supplied in ASCII format and on 3 1/2 inch high
density floppy disks or CD-ROM, accompanied by peripheral files on disk such as
SPSS command file and printed documentation such as questionnaire. Details about
these accompanying materials are provided in the Peripherals column in the Descriptions
of USC Data Collection in USC data catalogue.
Details of usage fees can be obtained from USC. The usage fee covers data, peripheral
materials supplied as well as services including packaging and normal airmail postage
for overseas users. Requests for exceptional services may be entertained and subjected
to additional charges.
If you have any inquiries or decide to apply for using a data, Please contact
us. Our contact information is as follows:
Universities Service Centre of China Studies
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2609-8762/8765
Fax: (852) 2603-5030