The Irish Qualitative Data Archive (IQDA) is a central access point for qualitative social science data generated in or about Ireland. The archive frames the parameters and standards for archiving qualitative data within the Irish research community. The IQDA is a founding member of the Digital Repository of Ireland, Ireland's trusted digital repository for social and cultural data, which was officially launched in June 2015.
A new article in the journal Quality and Quantity highlights the potential that archiving creates for 'big qual' data analysis.
Date: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
This newly published book chapter by Tara Murphy, Aileen O'Carroll, Suzanne Guerin and Jane Gray discusses some of the ethical and practical issues involved in archiving social science research data, with specific emphasis on data arising from community change initiatives.
Date: Thursday, 05 April 2018