"Valuable resources that can be used and reused"
Data created or generated during research or administrative processes are valuable resources that can be used and reused for future scientific and educational purposes. Sharing data can:
We proactively acquire data that are suitable for use in research and teaching and that fall within the thematic scope of our Collections Development Policy. We have different pathways for regular depositors of major surveys or data series, for research data from ESRC grants and other research projects, for datasets described in data papers and for offers of new data collections.
This contains guidance for the deposit of data collections from major survey series, from ESRC grants and research projects, datasets lkinked with data papers, and new offers of data.
This presents guidance for preparing data aimed at larger-scale survey/series depositors.
Suggests why you should get an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) as a persistent digital identifier that can distinguish you as an individual researcher.
Testimonies from depositors of qualitative data collections outlining their own challenges covering time, consent, confidentiality and providing sufficient context.
The UK Data Service is closed from 17:00 on Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open 09:00 on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Online services will run unattended during this period.
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