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.


Spring newsletters are here

Article dated: 20-Mar-12

The March - May 2012 newsletters are printed and ready to read. Here is a digest of headlines.

UK Data Archive News

  • Archive moves forward with Data Documentation Initiative
  • MRC Research Data Gateway benefits from Archive expertise
  • Authenticity and provenance: a view from producers and users
  • Reaching out beyond academia: curating, managing and preserving digital research data
  • Two European projects kick off
  • Behind the scenes at the Archive: support services
  • 'Deep think' event for digital social research


  • Linked Data: unlocking data
  • New unrestricted access training dataset
  • Pioneers of Qualitative Social Research expanded into a rich resource and interface
  • ESRC task force to promote wider use of administrative data
  • Safe room comes to Secure Data Service
  • ESDS continues to fuel vital research
  • Are you researching women's issues
  • Social science for schools: educating with data
  • Sharing expertise: Indian statisticians visit London to learn about UK Data investments

PDF versions of the newsletters are on the websites. Printed copies are available on request.