How to Deposit Data
Researchers who wish to submit their data with other researchers, or as part of requirement by funders of the research can submit it via firstname.lastname@example.org. Sharing data with C-DAMAA would enhance the visibility of your research and increase the number of citations of that particular research:
a. Does C-DAMAA charge me to deposit my data with their Data Service?
There is no fee charged by C-DAMAA on deposits of datasets by researchers for public use. The Centre, however, provide some other services for which we charge some fees, including:
- Data cleaning
- Creation of user documents, e.g. user manuals, analytic notes etc.
- Provision of regular reports on how data is been used.
b. Type of Datasets and formats accepted by C-DAMAA
C-DAMAA accepts administrative records, survey research data, and any other data that could be useful for research. C-DAMAA accepts data files in all formats, however, the centre would convert the datasets into standard formats.
c. What should be attached to the datafiles
Researchers who submit data to C-DAMAA must include background documentation help other users of the data to understand and appreciate the data. This should include administrative forms, questionnaires, code lists, manuals, enumerator manuals, and reports.