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Recent developments in archiving social research

Corti, Louise (2012) 'Recent developments in archiving social research.' International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 15 (4). pp. 281-290. ISSN 1364-5579

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Recent developments in archiving have built on a 50 year foundation of sharing social survey data and are enabling the take-up of data curation practices on a wider scale. Advances in data archiving have been driven by the quest for comparable and harmonised data sources and mandates from sponsors of research to make data accessible – to provide both transparency and to maximise re-use value. In this paper, I discuss four recent developments that are bringing challenges for social science data archives: methods for archiving qualitative data; providing safe access to disclosive data; institutional data archiving initiatives; and dealing with the emergence of ‘new’ data types.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: data archiving; social science data; secondary analysis; data re-use; infrastructure; qualitative data
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CD Diplomatics. Archives. Seals > CD921 Archives
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > UK Data Archive
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 15:37
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2022 10:33

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