Enhance and expand the longitudinal collections and further develop the archive to support behavioral and social science research on healthy aging worldwide.
Focus on longitudinal, panel, repeat measure, and linked data while acquiring emerging biomedical data, lifecourse data, harmonized data, and data that are otherwise not readily available.
Advise and assist in the archiving and documentation of data and metadata for researchers who are producing longitudinal, repeat-measure and linked data, including guidance in methods that ensure adequate confidentiality review and protection for geospatial data.
Enhance services that make the archiving process easier and implement innovative solutions for safe distribution, including the active monitoring of data use.
Distribute data and documentation to researchers in a form that will facilitate their efficient and cost-effective use.
Facilitate secondary analysis by providing user support, data access, training, and consultation.