The Digital Preservation Coalition is offering three fully funded scholarships to attend the ‘How to Set Up and Run a Data Service: the Challenges of Social Science Data’ at the UK Data Archive, University of Essex, Colchester, 28th – 29th November 2013.
‘How to Set up and run a Data Service: the Challenges of Social Science Data’ is a once-a-year opportunity for data archivists to go behind the scenes and learn first-hand from specialists at the UK Data Archive. Over two days, participants will learn about the strategies and practices used in the Archive’s daily work, with a focus on storing and sharing social science data, including microdata, aggregate, qualitative and historical data. The Archive has over 40 years of experience in selecting, ingesting, curating and providing access to data. It is a designated Place of Deposit for The National Archives and are internationally acknowledged experts in this field.
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