apply for statistics access

APPLY FOR STATISTICS ACCESS

WHY DO USERS HAVE TO APPLY FOR ACCESS?

The multidimensional tables of the CPD are not available for full public use. Data in the statistics section are harmonized and custom produced by the CPD technical team using data from Statistics Canada, Eurostat, the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Melbourne Institute. Researchers wishing to use the data are granted access with a username and password. Access is free of charge, however, researchers must be affiliated with an approved institution or organization. Users must also agree that the data are to be used for NON COMMERCIAL PURPOSES ONLY. Data may be used for academic or nonprofit/community research and for teaching.

WHO CAN APPLY FOR ACCESS?

The CPD allows access to users who belong to a postsecondary institution in Canada and/or international, academic users, researchers, nonprofit community groups, and students intending to use the data for non commercial purposes only.

I MEET THE CRITERIA FOR ACCESS – HOW DO I APPLY?

If you are eligible, then complete and sign the CPD application form.

Mail or e-mail a copy to (Attn: Database Project Manager):

Gender & Work Database
6th Floor
Kaneff Tower
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3

cpd@yorku.ca

Keep a copy for your own records. Please allow a few weeks for your application to be processed.

Once your application for access is approved, you will receive notification with a login and password. Please also note as per the agreement that if you contravene the terms of access, your account will be rescinded.

OTHER ACCESS

I (or my institution/organization) do NOT already have access, but meet the criteria. What do I do?

If you meet the general criteria, i.e. you are a member of an educational institution or a nonprofit community group, and intend to use the data for non commercial research and/or teaching purposes ONLY, then you may apply for access using CPD application form.

HOW DO I CITE THE CPD?

If you reference the CPD content and/or data in your research, you must cite it.

1. Citing data tables:

Table title and number. Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, date of access.

Example:
Detailed Forms of Employment, Industry by Job Tenure, Canada, Australia and EU countries, 2007-2011 (TSD WC-2). Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, accessed September 2, 2014.

2. Citing conceptual guides:

Author. Conceptual guide title. Module, Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, date of access.

Example:
Laxer, Kate and Pat Armstrong. Conceptual Guide to the Health and Social Care Module. Health and Social Care Module, Comparative Perspectives Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, accessed September 2, 2014.

3. Citing the module generally:

Module editors. Module title, Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, date of access.

Example:
Laxer, Kate and Pat Armstrong. Health and Social Care Module
, Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, accessed September 2, 2014.

4. Citing the CPD harmonization documents:

Harmonization document title. Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, date of access.

Example:

Harmonized codebook + data dictionary. Comparative Perspectives on Precarious Employment Database, York University. http://www.genderwork.ca/cpd, accessed September 2, 2014.