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For costings or information on depositing data:


Please provide the following information if requesting a costing:

  • Name of the dataset/project you are intending to deposit,
  • Brief description of your dataset,
  • Contact details of the primary depositor,
  • An estimate of the number of files per data format to be deposited and if possible an estimate of file size. For example:
    • 10 .docx files, 10 .xlsx files, 1000 .tif files, 5 .shp files, 2 .obj files = 1GB,
    • 100 journal volumes with an average of 10 .PDF articles per volume.
  • Name of funding body (if applicable),
  • Estimate of expected deposit date,
  • If you require a map or query interface to help users navigate data,
  • Any other information you think would help us understand your dataset.

For Library collections the following information should also be provided:

  • Information on if your publication is born digital or has been digitised (i.e scanned),
  • Information on publication copyright.


Archaeology Data Service
Department of Archaeology
University of York
The King’s Manor
Exhibition Square
York, YO1 7EP