This section provides information on the main resources which ADLS provide to assist with administrative data research.
You can now:
- 1. Read our guidance to apply for and use administrative data
This section covers an introduction to administrative data and uses for research, legal guidance, data security guidance, disclosure risk guidance and information on how to make successful applications.
- 2. Search our library for information on UK administrative data
The ADLS provides comprehensive information on administrative datasets in the UK, including how to apply for and access the data from organisations. You can also search for administrative data used in studies and surveys, research publications, publicly available data and methods and codes used to construct indicators and measures used in administrative data research.
- 3. View ADLS publications and administrative data guidance documents
Download ADLS administrative data research publications and documents that surround the use of administrative data.
- 4. Download administrative data information packs
The ADLS produce information packs to help you find out more about an organisation’s administrative data. Where available, the packs include documentation such as application forms, data dictionaries and licence agreements.
- 5. Read about the UK safe settings available for administrative data research
This section details information about the various safe settings which can be used for administrative data research in the UK.
- 6. Search for published data and research publications
The ADLS Hub is an online resource to search for either:
1) Research publications that have used administrative data
2) Administrative data research publications
These searches are useful to use prior to making any application for administrative data.
- 7. Search P-ADLS for existing methods, models and codes used in administrative data research
The Portal of the Administrative Data Liaison Service (P-ADLS) is a new online development resource bank to facilitate the use and archiving of methods, models and codes developed by researchers to construct indicators and measures using administrative data.