The National Endowment for the Arts provides funding for the National Archive of Data on Arts and Culture (NADAC) and will consider any data deposited here for inclusion in the archive. Data that are not approved will be matched, if possible, with one of the other archives at ICPSR. For further information concerning data deposits, please contact NADAC.

Depositors are encouraged to use our online deposit form to securely upload your data and documentation files and to describe them using the form. A MyData, Facebook, or Google account is required in order to use the deposit form.

We strongly recommend that you review our NADAC Tips to Deposit before depositing data with NADAC. For an extensive guide on preparing data and documentation for deposit, please refer to the ICPSR Guide to Social Science Data Preparation and Archiving.

You may want to watch our video, A Demonstration of ICPSR's New Data Deposit System, on the ICPSR YouTube channel.

For deposits that involve physical materials, please email

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