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South African Data Archive (SADA)

The South African Data Archive promotes and facilitates the sharing of research data and related documentation of computerised raw quantitative data of large scale regional, national and international research projects mainly in the humanities and social sciences. It makes datasets available to the research community for further analysis, comparative studies, longitudinal studies, teaching and decision-making purposes. 

Research Support and Knowledge Networking Databases

Databases which contribute to knowledge generation for the support and promotion of research development. The databases facilitate access to ensure the utilisation of research results, technology and innovation. The databases include:

SANAP Bibliographic Database

The South African National Antarctic Programme (SANAP) Bibliographic database is intended as a useful resource and platform for researchers embarking on sub-Antarctic and Antarctic research. This database is a central repository of 2492 records, including books, scientific and popular publications, as well as theses. The current records span from 1847 to the present; and will be updated on an annual basis to capture the annual research outputs as listed by active grantholders. Comments on or additions to the database can be sent to tracy@nrf.ac.za.

NRF Institutional Repository

An institutional repository for open access publications and other digitised materials created by staff of the NRF such as power point presentations, print materials, photographs, audio materials, videos, manuscripts and other original works. It is also an authoritative source for the research outputs of the staff of the NRF Business Units and National Research Facilities. The  NRF IR raises the visibility and accessibility of NRF publications to the wider world.