Essential maintenance to our systems is planned for the morning of 19th December 2017. Users are likely to experience disruption to online services during this period.

The UK Data Archive offices are closed from 12.30 GMT Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Online services will run unattended during this period. Season's Greetings to all our users.


Data Documentation and Management Workshop14 - 15-Apr-10Vienna, Austria

This is a workshop for doctoral students in the social sciences about data documentation and data management. It explains how data can be properly managed from the beginning of a study. The importance and benefits of good data management will be discussed. Topics covered will include the data life cycle, research ethics (consent, anonymisation and confidentiality), data formats (transcription, metadata), data security and data management planning. Each topic will include both presentations and practical, hands-on exercises. The workshop will be led by Veerle Van den Eynden and Libby Bishop of the UK Data Archive.