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1 Accessing the MCS via the Economic and Social Data Service Jack Kneeshaw MCS workshop 23 June 2005 ESDS Longitudinal

2 Economic and Social Data Service new national data archiving and dissemination service provides access and support for key economic and social data distributed service, bringing together centres of expertise in data creation, dissemination, preservation and use provides seamless and easier access to a range of disparate resources for UK Higher and Further Education sectors core archiving services plus four specialist data services

3 ESDS Longitudinal Joint enterprise: UK Data Archive (UKDA) UK Longitudinal Studies Centre (ULSC) based at ISER supports a range of longitudinal data collections but five core collections in particular: 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) National Child Development Study (NCDS) English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)

4 ESDS Longitudinal Demo

5 Data Deposit, Processing, Retrieval and Access

6 The data themselves

7 Ensuring confidentiality cohort members promised confidentiality datasets deposited with UKDA are fully anonymised datasets go through further process of checking at the UKDA UKDA users undertake not to identify individuals

8 Retrieval and Access web access, via UKDA site, to data and metadata documentation (codebooks, questionnaires) freely available to any UKDA user (registered or unregistered) data can be browsed and frequencies run by any user (registered or unregistered) using Nesstar full datasets are freely available for download for the majority of our registered users data supplied in a variety of formats –SPSS –STATA –tab-delimited text

9 Online access for unregistered users UKDA web pages - easy to navigate format –Search catalogue facility –subject browsing - e.g. major series –HASSET thesaurus –access to online doc - pdf user guides and questionnaires Nesstar –browse data and metadata for a selection of data, inc. MCS –run frequencies

10 Online access for registered users Registered users can: download full datasets order data via online order system browse/analyse/download data in Nesstar To register: obtain an Athens ID sign and return data access agreement (legal undertaking) (to access data) register a usage (formerly a project)

11 Browsing and Accessing Demo

12 ESDS Longitudinal +44 (0) nesstar.esds.ac.uk/webview/index.jsp


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