Member Highlight: The Odum Institute Data Archive
The Odum Institute Data Archive is a research data stewardship center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It has over 50 years of experience in data preservation and access, starting with the acquisition of the Louis Harris Data Center in 1965. It hosts one of the largest collections of social science data in the U.S., covering topics such as public opinion polls, vital statistics, census data, and more. It also manages and provides access to the UNC Dataverse, a web-based data repository that enables researchers to archive and share their own datasets. The Odum Institute Data Archive is committed to ensuring that the data assets in its care remain FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable) and has earned the CoreTrust Seal as a trusted digital data repository. The Odum Institute Data Archive offers various services to assist researchers with data management, curation, sharing, and reproducibility.