Mass Storage Working Group Survey

In September 2010, the Mass Storage Working Group sponsored a survey of data storage and management needs and practices. Faculty, lecturers, and researchers in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences were invited to participate. The response rate was 32% (n=217). Survey results are compiled below.

response rate by department

response rate by position

research methodology

data storage

data retention and sharing

data with privacy restrictions

data management

data storage location

data backup

funding sources

data archived now x research methodology

data active now x research methodology

data active in 5 years x research methodology