Online training and courses
CESSDA provides training on research data management, data curation, etc. in the social sciences.
ESRC training and webinars
ESRC runs a comprehensive selection of events which include training seminars and courses, free webinars, and public lectures.
ICPSR webinars and tutorials
The ICPSR YouTube channel presents webinars and tutorials on accessing and using ICPSR resources. The webinars cover a variety of topics, including finding what you want on the ICPSR website, analysing ICPSR data online, creating setup files for SPSS, debugging SAS, SPSS, and Stata code, etc.
MANTRA is a free online interactive research data management training course hosted and maintained by the University of Edinburgh.
Through a series of non-assessed units, researchers and others involved in the management of digital data for a research project can learn about:
- research data
- data management plans
- organising data
- files formats
- documentation, metadata and citation
- storage and security
- data protection, access and rights
- sharing, preserving and licensing
UK Data Service video tutorials
UKDS range of training videos covers a variety of topics on accessing, citing, depositing, managing, and weighting data; data analysis tools, historical data, teaching with data. Subscribe to the UK Data Service YouTube channel to get all the latest videos as they are published.
The UK Data Service offers an online teaching resource which introduces data to non-experts via easy-to-use interactive Data Skills Modules. Launched as beta versions, the Data Skills Modules are aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about using:
- survey data
- longitudinal data
- aggregate data
Where possible, open access software is used.