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General information

Name of repository UK Data Service
Additional name ReShare
Repository URL http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/
Subjects Economic and Social Policy Economics Empirical Social Research Humanities and Social Sciences Social Sciences Social and Behavioural Sciences Statistics and Econometrics
Description The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data. Here you will find a 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.
Content types Audiovisual data Images Plain text Raw data Scientific and statistical data formats Standard office documents Structured graphics
Keywords historic census microdata trade economic growth business birth cohort environment food rural affairs social behaviour pension policy child poverty crime justice system immigration energy security monetary cooperation world bank
Repository size 6000 collections
Repository type disciplinary
other
Mission statement for designated community http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/about-us/impact.aspx
Research data repository language(s) eng
Data and/or service provider dataProvider

Responsible institutions (3)

Institution name University of Essex
URL http://www.essex.ac.uk/
Contact http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/about-us/contact.aspx
scozz@essex.ac.uk
Country United Kingdom
Type(s) of responsibility general
funding
technical
Type of institution non-profit
Institution name Economic and Social Research Council
Additional name ESRC
URL http://www.esrc.ac.uk/
Contact http://www.esrc.ac.uk/contact-us.aspx
esrcresources@esrc.ac.uk
Country United Kingdom
Type(s) of responsibility general
funding
Type of institution non-profit
Start date of responsibility 2012
Institution name University of Manchester
URL http://www.manchester.ac.uk/
Country United Kingdom
Type(s) of responsibility general
funding
Type of institution non-profit
Start date of responsibility 2012

Terms (1)

Policy name Collections Development Policy
URL http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/media/173249/UKDS_Collections_Development_Policy_02_00.pdf

Legal aspects

Database access
Type of access to research data repository open
Data access
Type of access to data restricted
restricted
restricted
closed
Data access restriction type(s) registration
other
feeRequired
Data licences (4)
License name other
License URL http://www.esrc.ac.uk/about-esrc/information/data-policy.aspx
License name other
License URL http://data-archive.ac.uk/media/381244/ukda137-enduserlicence.pdf
License name other
License URL http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/media/132701/UKDA171-SS-MicrodataHandling.pdf
License name other
License URL http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/media/144901/sds_code_of_practice.pdf
Data upload
Type of data upload restricted
Data upload restriction type registration
Data upload license name Licence Agreement
Data license URL http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/media/28102/licenceform.pdf

Standards

Name of the repository software unknown
Persistent identifier system DOI
Data citation guideline http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/use-data/citing-data.aspx;
Quality management yes

Application programming interfaces (1)

API type other
URL http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/media/173249/UKDS_Collections_Development_Policy_02_00.pdf

Remarks

Remarks Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) is now integrated into the UK Data Service; The new website consolidates and integrates four services established and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS), the Secure Data Service, the Survey Question Bank and elements of the ESRC Census Programme.UK Data Service-Census Support covers the census services previously provided by the Census Dissemination Unit (CDU), the Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR) the Centre for Interaction Data Estimation and Research (CIDER) and UKBORDERS.
Entry date 2013-05-21
Last update 2014-04-22

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