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UK Data Service (UKDS)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
University of Essex
Address:
Wivenhoe Park, University of Essex, Colchester, PO: CO4 3SQ, Essex (United Kingdom)
Location
Wivenhoe Park, University of Essex, Colchester, PO: CO4 3SQ, Essex (United Kingdom)
Structure
Type Of RI
Virtual
Coordinating Country
United Kingdom
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 1967
Scientific Description
Full service data repository for social science and related data in the UK, including secure access to sensitive data. Single point of access to a wide range of secondary data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data from 1971 to 2011.All are backed with extensive support, training and guidance to meet the needs of data users, owners and creators.Approximately 25,000 registered users.

RI Keywords
Data archiving, Data management, Helpdesk, Data access, Data ingest, Secure access, Historical data, Survey, Training, Socials sciences, Qualitative data
Classifications
RI Category
Data Mining and Analysis (Methodological) Centers, including statistical analysis
Scientific Domain
Social Sciences
Services
Data services

Pre-ingest negotiation; data ingest; documentation; data access; licencing.

Collaborations
Networks
Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives
Date of last update: 13/02/2014
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