Australian Data Archive

Identity area

Type of entity

University unit

Authorized form of name

Australian Data Archive

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1981 -


The Australian Data Archive (ADA) was established at the Australian National University in 1981 and provides a national service for the collection and preservation of computer readable data relating to social, political and economic affairs. The ADA is a consortium managed by the ANU and includes partner nodes at the University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, University of Technology Sydney and University of Western Australia.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities


Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 29 March 2016




Australian Data Archive, (accessed 29 March 2016)

Maintenance notes

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