Geometa is an R package that offers facilities to handle reading and writing of geographic metadata defined with OGC/ISO 19115, 11119 and 19110 geographic information metadata standards, and encoded using the ISO 19139 XML standard. It also includes a facility to check the validity of ISO 19139 XML encoded metadata. The package can be used in integrated (meta)data management flows to generate business metadata compliant with ISO/OGC standards.

OpenAIRE Validator

This service validates OAI-PMH metadata records against the OpenAIRE Guidelines for publication repositories, data archives and current research information systems.

Data Packagist

The Data Packagist is a Web-based tool for writing a Data Package descriptor file (datapackage.json).

Data Package Viewer

The Data Package Viewer takes the URL of a Data Package and provides a human-friendly view of it.

Data Package Validator

The Data Package Validator takes the URL of a Data Package and checks whether it conforms to the Data Package specification.

Data Package libraries

A collection of libraries for working with Data Packages in various programming languages, and scripts for importing them into databases.

Esri Geoportal Server

Geoportal Server is a standards-based, open source product that enables discovery and use of geospatial resources including data and services.

DDI on Rails

Server-side software for building a data portal, with a particular focus on survey datasets. It uses DDI to provide access to the data at the level of concepts and variables. For an example of it in use, see the SOEPinfo data portal.

Symplectic Elements

Current research information system implementing the CERIF standard.


Current research information system developed by Elsevier that implements the CERIF standard.