EDDI Conference System, EDDI14 – 6th Annual European DDI User Conference

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Facilitating Shared Survey Metadata across the Life-Cycle in Longitudinal Studies - A UK Perspective
Jon Johnson, Louise Corti

Last modified: 2014-11-03


Longitudinal studies in the UK involve a range of stakeholders:

  1. University or Government Departments as commissioners and study design and specification;
  2. Commercial market research agencies in the survey development and implementation;
  3. Software vendors who provide the platform on which the survey is implemented
  4. University or Government Departments as data managers and producers of research data
  5. The UK Data Archive as disseminators

The presentation will describe recent developments in the UK which has brought together these stakeholders to create a common understanding of what the benefits of shared metadata are and an agreement on a common way forward.

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