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General information
Description Nesstar is a software system for data publishing and online analysis. The software consists of tools which enables data providers to disseminate their data on the Web. Nesstar handles survey data and multidimensional tables as well as text resources. Users can search, browse and analyse the data online.

Organisation Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)

Type of service Storage facility
Legislation Norway

Usage and appreciation Nesstar is used by about one hundred institutions, and the number of installations are growing rapidly. Nesstar solutions for dissemmination of data are found all over the world, both in academic and in public sector. Some examples are found below.

Support organisation Support is available at

See also

Stage in the research project During, After
Postion within the research process5. Giving access to data
Domain 5. Public Domain
Type of data 2. Data collections and structured databases, 3. Processed data and data representations
Data curation5. Store, 6. Acces, use and re-use
Data classification Klasse 3 voor openbare informatie
Administrative information
Funding Managed by NSD, which a is a Limited Company owned by the Ministry of Education and Research

Depositor agreement NESSTAR has a privacy policy

User agreement No information was found

Policy No information was found

Intellectual property No information was found

Data curation strategy
Target group
Faculty Social and Behavioural Sciences
Primary target group
Secondary target group
Classification of the service
Accepted metadata formats DDINesstar offers support for multilingual metadata, microdata, aggregate data, multi-layered maps, various visualization, subscriptions/notifications, cell notes/missing data symbols, basic analysis and embedding of live data into regular web pages.
Accepted content types
Accepted preferred formats
Accepteerde file formats
Maximum size of deposits No information was found

Version management Yes
Quality control No information found
Access requirements
Tools / Interfaces for access Various APIsSee
(Persistent) identifiers
Long term guarantees
Complies with international standards for trusted repositories Not certified
Preservation strategy
Storage NoNo information was found
Access No
Preservation The service has physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.No information was found
Special conditions
Agreements with Leiden University None