Organizational resilience, financial strategies, and social science data archives

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Title: Organizational resilience, financial strategies, and social science data archives
Authors: Eschenfelder, Kristin R.
Shankar, Kalpana
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8147
Date: 13-Sep-2016
Abstract: How do financial strategies, and changes to financial strategies over time, contribute to the organizational resiliency of data archives? We explore the challenges, crisis and opportunities faced by data archives over 40 years and the financial strategies they have employed to deal with challenges and opportunities. This paper describes how two well-known social science data archives, ICPSR and the UK Data Archive (UKDA), adopted and adapted their financial structures over a 40 year period in order to remain sustainable.
Funding Details: Irish Research Council
University College Dublin
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Sustainability;Social science data archives
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: SciDatCon 2016, Denver, Colorado, USA, 11-13 September 2016
Appears in Collections:Information and Communication Studies Research Collection

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