How to set up and run a data service: the challenges of social science data - 28 and 29 November 2013

26 Oct 2013

How to set up and run a data service: the challenges of social science data - 28 and 29 November 2013

26 October 2013

A once-a-year opportunity for data archivists to go behind the scenes and learn first-hand from specialists at the UK Data Archive is happening on 28 and 29 November 2013.

Over two days 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.

  • 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.

Further details and booking can be found at: http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/news-events/events.aspx?id=3543