Definition of Data Archive
(noun) A facility that collects, stores, and preserves data.
Examples of Data Archive
Data Archive Pronunciation
- IPA Pronunciation
- Syllabification: (da·ta ar·chive)
- Plural: data archives
- Data archives typically provide access to data for free and actively seek to disseminate the data, even providing the tools for analysis.
- Data archives are sources for secondary analysis and often repositories of official statistics such as census data. However, the data can be problematic if not properly documented such as having the original codebooks.
- Variant spelling: data-archive
- Also called databank (data-bank).
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- Word origin of “data” and “archive” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- cross-sectional data
- data analysis
- data file
- data item
- data point
- data set
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “data archive.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/data-archive/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
data archive. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/data-archive/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “data archive.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/data-archive/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“data archive.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/data-archive/>.