The IASSIST Quarterly at is a peer-reviewed, indexed, open access quarterly publication of articles dealing with social science information and data services, including relevant societal, legal, and ethical issues.

The IASSIST Quarterly represents an international cooperative effort on the part of individuals managing, operating, or using machine-readable data archives, data libraries, and data services. The IASSIST Quarterly reports on activities related to the production, acquisition, preservation, processing, distribution, and use of machine-readable data carried out by its members and others in the international social science community. Your contributions and suggestions for topics of interest are welcomed. The views set forth by authors of articles contained in this publication are not necessarily those of IASSIST.

Featuring some IQ cover designs from the past to present. The first issue came out in 1977 as the IASSIST Newsletter. By 1983 the journal was already widely known as the IASSIST Quarterly.