How to set up and run a data service: the challenges of social science data, 28 – 29 November 2013, UK Data Archive

This is a once-a-year opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn first hand from specialists at the UK Data Archive. 

Over two days, 28 and 29 November 2013, participants will learn about the strategies and practices used in the Archive’s daily work, with a focus on storing and sharing social science data, including microdata, aggregate, qualitative and historical data.

The Archive has over 40 years experience in selecting, ingesting, curating and providing access to data. We are a designated Place of Deposit for The National Archives and are internationally acknowledged experts in this field.

Programme overview

  • Day 1: An introduction to the Archive plus an overview of acquiring, processing and documenting data, including a hands-on session on data management planning
  • Day 2: An overview of data access, including secure data, user support and data preservation and security

Both days will include optional specialist surgeries, which will give participants the opportunity to engage with Archive experts about specific needs and interests.

The complete programme details to be confirmed.

Booking and more information

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