Researcher tools and resources

There are a range of tools and resources available to Researchers for use at different stages of the data access process. 


AppTracker - Real time access to detailed project status information online via PopData’s project management system

BC Data ScoutTM - BC’s first data feasibility service and one of the initial data services from the BC SUPPORT Unit

Consent form requirements - For help with choosing the correct consent form templates when collecting data

DARonline - PopData's online data application request (DAR) system

Data Prospector BC - An inventory of the linkable data sets available to BC's researchers

Document Central - Quick access to the documents and online forms required throughout the data access process

Metadata Central - An online system for access to file and field level summaries for selected data sets held at PopData

REDCap - A secure, standardized data management tool for privacy-sensitive data collection, management, and storage

Snippets - A place where researchers and data analysts can share various bits or snippets of code they have written

 

 

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DARs/Projects snapshot

Total number of DARs/Projects currently with PopData:

429

The breakdown:

DARs in preparation/review

46

Projects with amendments in preparation/review

28

DARs in post-approval 

10

Projects with data being prepared

32

Projects being maintained
(includes 11 Data Access Support Hub (DASH) and 13 DI Program)

288

CaraSpace projects

25

 

Last revised June 10, 2022

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The Data Access Support Hub (DASH) is a one-stop data access service portal for researchers requiring multi-jurisdictional data in Canada.

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