Frequently asked questions

Visit the Contact information page to contact the Data Liberation Initiative team.

  • When are new Public Use Microdata Files released?

    When are new Public Use Microdata Files released?

    Visit the Data Available page for anticipated release dates. It generally takes 18 months to 2 years after the initial release of the data for a Public Use Microdata File (PUMF) to be released.

  • When can I expect a released PUMF to be available through the Electronic File Transfer site?

    When can I expect a released PUMF to be available through the Electronic File Transfer site?

    The Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) team releases PUMFs through the Electronic File Transfer (EFT) system on day of release.

  • How soon are PUMFs available on Nesstar?

    How soon are PUMFs available on Nesstar?

    The DLI team generally publishes PUMFs on Nesstar within two weeks of posting the files on the EFT.

  • Where can I submit an idea for a webinar to be given to the DLI community?

    Where can I submit an idea for a webinar to be given to the DLI community?

    Please visit the contact information page to contact the DLI team with your ideas for webinars.

  • Who do I contact for technical help?

    Who do I contact for technical help?

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties accessing the DLI Collection, contact the DLI team.

  • How do I update institution Internet Protocols?

    How do I update institution Internet Protocol?

    To update an institution's Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, send the new IP addresses directly to the DLI team.

  • Who do I contact for an EFT password reset for my DLI account?

    Who do I contact for an EFT password reset for my DLI account?

    If you are unable to log into your DLI EFT, contact the DLI team. Please note that this is for the DLI community only.

  • How do I access the Listserv archives?

    How do I access the Listserv archives?

    You can access the list archives at DLI Listserv archives. Other archives are also available on the Acoleds (Western region) website under the Data Interest Group for Reference Services (DIGRS).

  • How do I set a password for the Listserv archives?

    How do I set a password for the Listserv archives?

    To set your password, visit the Register Listserv archives password page.

  • How do I unsubscribe from the DLI list?

    How do I unsubscribe from the DLI list?

    Send a blank message to the DLI List subscription services.

  • Who do I contact regarding travelling to regional training sessions?

    Who do I contact regarding travelling to regional training sessions?

    Any inquiries related to travel can be sent to our Travel Team.

  • Who do I contact regarding DLI or PUMF Collection invoicing inquiries?

    Who do I contact regarding DLI or PUMF Collection invoicing inquiries?

    Any questions related to invoicing should be sent to our Invoicing Team.

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