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About UCPH ERDA
University of Copenhagen - Electronic Research Data Archive (UCPH ERDA or just ERDA) is a storage, sharing and archiving facility provided by University of Copenhagen to employees and students. For now it is limited to the faculty of Science, but it may be extended to all of UCPH in the future to support the general UCPH Data Management Guidelines. ERDA delivers centralized storage space for personal and shared files in addition to archiving of e.g. PhD theses and research data for safe-keeping and publishing. It also comes with a file synchronization service similar to Dropbox, but with the data stored locally at UCPH.
Sensitive and Personal Data (GDPR)
Please note that while ERDA comes with a strong security focus, it is only a solution approved for general scientific data and not for highly sensitive data. In particular it is not for personal data classified as sensitive in the EU Regulation 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation). In case you need to work on such sensitive data we recommend the ERDA sister facility SIF, which is intended and approved for exactly that purpose.
Questions and Support
We've gathered information about ERDA in a few short intro-guides and a more thorough user guide
- The Sign Up Intro for UCPH and external users
- The Workgroup Intro about creating, managing and accessing Workgroups
- The Network Drive Intro about using ERDA as a network drive on your computer (only covers Windows for now)
- The User Guide with thorough usage instructions
Status and News
You can always refer to our separate status and news overview for the latest ERDA/IDMC/SIF system status as well as information about new or changed features.
ERDA comes with only few restrictions and they should be in line with
basic common sense.