Surveydata Nederland

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General information
Description Maintenance, Dissemination and preservation of survey data.
National service
Organisation DANS (KNAW, NWO), CentERdata
Type of service Storage facility
Legislation Netherlands
Usage and appreciation "Aims at all dutch surveys. Currently:
LISS panel,  Culturele Veranderingen SCP, Profiles IKNL Zuid. In progress: Mobiliteitspanel van kennisinstituut mobiliteit (KIM), NKO"
Support organisation  CentERdata (front-office), DANS (back-office)
Stage in the research project During
Postion within the research process4. Preserving data, 5. Giving access to data, 6. Re-using data
Domain 1. Private Research Domain, 2. Collaboration curation boundary, 3. Shared Research Domain, 4. Publication curation boundary, 5. Public Domain
Type of data 2. Data collections and structured databases, 3. Processed data and data representations
Data curation3. Ingest, 4. Preservation action, 5. Store, 6. Acces, use and re-use, 7. Transform
Data classification Klasse 3 voor openbare informatie, Klasse 2 voor interne informatie [voor een beperkte groep]
Administrative information
Funding DANS, CentERdata, participating institutes (as customer)
Depositor agreement Under development
User agreement Under development
Policy Under development
Intellectual property The license agreement is 'non-exclusive'; the owner of the data is at liberty to deposit and/or make available these data in other places as well. Copyright is not waived when data are deposited: it continues to rest with the project. The license entitles DANS and CentERData to include the dataset in the archive and to make it available under the conditions stipulated by depositor when it is submitted.
Data curation strategy Front-offices and data depositors are responsible for quality of contents. Back-office is responsible for preservation (via EASY).
Target group
Faculty Social and Behavioural Sciences
Primary target group Social Sciences and Life Sciences (Survey researchers)
Secondary target group Other researchers
Classification of the service
Availability 7*24
Integrity See preservation policy EASY
Confidentiality Only for non confidential information. All survey data have to be anonimised.
Accepted metadata formats DDI3 (lifecycle)
Accepted content types Survey Data
Accepted preferred formats DDI3, SPSS, Stata
Accepteerde file formats DDI3, SPSS, Stata
Maximum size of deposits Not specified.
Version management YesYes, based on DDI Lifecycle
Quality control  Peer review (TBD)
Access requirements Open Access (CC-ZERO, CC-BY)
Restricted access (a.o. special groups)"
Tools / Interfaces for access Web interface, OAI-PMH, SWORD
(Persistent) identifiers DOIDOI and URN
Long term guarantees Via integration with EASY
Complies with international standards for trusted repositories Data at CentERdata and at DANS are certified by DSA. Data provided by other participants will be requested/supported to apply for DSA.
Preservation strategy Yes, via integration with EASY
Storage Storagecost for surveydata are not significant compared to costs for service. See "Toegang".
Access Institutions can install an instance for free. CentERdata can provide an institutional instance for ~3000EUR / year. Curation can be done by data depositors. CentERdata/DANS can provide curation services for hourly rate (TBD)
Preservation Durability of data is provided by EASY. Curent volume of survey-data is not significant. See "Opslag".
Special conditions
Agreements with Leiden University None