Advances in Data Management for Social Survey Research

This chapter focuses on ‘data management’ for social survey research, highlighting its importance and relevance, and describing how e-Research methods can be used to assist in the process of data management in applied social research. e-Research approaches offer facilities for storing and linking data files, and for preserving descriptions of data preparation and analysis routines. Such provisions can help address many of the day-to-day challenges that researchers experience in managing their data.