Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives

Data Producers' tools & services

Data producers are the initial creators of data.
CESSDA provides:
_support in archiving and sharing data
_easy deposit of research data, secure storage, and GDPR compliance
_visibility and credits on reuse, data citation, safe reuse
_compliance with funder's requirements

It is part of CESSDA’s mission to facilitate teaching and learning in the social sciences. CESSDA has a Training Working Group that is responsible for supporting continuous learning and training of its Service Provider staff and the social science user community. The Training Group maintains the information on this training website.


This guide is designed by European experts to help social science researchers make their research data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. You will be guided by European experts who are - on a daily basis - busy ensuring long-term access to valuable social science datasets, available for discovery and reuse at one of the CESSDA social science data archives.