An international standard for describing data from the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Expressed in XML, the DDI metadata specification supports the entire research data life cycle.
A standard for encoding archival finding aids using XML in archival and manuscript repositories, implementing the recommendations of the International Council on Archives ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description.
A British cultural heritage standard for recording information on buildings, archaeological sites, shipwrecks, parks and gardens, battlefields, areas of interest and artefacts.
Defines standards for the description and exchange of aggregations of Web resources.
A qualitative data exchange model for the archiving and interchange of data.
A set of common technical and statistical standards and guidelines to be used for the efficient exchange and sharing of statistical data and metadata.
An application profile of the MIDAS Heritage standard intended for delivering metadata to the CARARE service environment about an organisation’s online collections, monument inventory database and digital objects.
A common base profile of DDI for use by the member archives of CESSDA.
An extension of SDMX used to exchange statistical data and metadata.
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.
The Data Documentaion Initiative website's list of tools to implement the DDI standard.
A suite of tools using the MIDAS Heritage metadata standard to facilitate the process of moving information between the wide variety of information systems used to record the historic environment.
A suite of tools for managing data and metadata in SDMX.
A simple tool for managing and accessing statistical metadata, using the SDMX framework.
A tool to facilitate the mapping between the structural metadata provided by an SDMX-ML Data Structure Definition and those that reside in a database of a dissemination environment.
A list of software tools supporting the SDMX standard.
Provides a seamless interface to datasets from social science data archives across Europe using the CESSDA MLI profile of DDI.
The Data Documentation Initiative website's list of projects adopting or encouraging DDI as a standard.
Links to DDI 3 use case papers, which were the outcomes of a workshop held at the Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Center for Informatics in Wadern, Germany, November 2-6, 2009.
A case study of the use of the MIDAS XML Monument schema as a vehicle for storing data exported from a major heritage sector information system, the English Heritage Listed Building System (LBS).
The statistical office of the European Union, which implementats SDMX in a number of projects.
A data archive providing leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community; all metadata conforms to the DDI standard.
Develops and promotes interoperability standards that aim to facilitate the efficient dissemination of content.
The SDMX website's list of current and planned practical implimentations from national and international organisations.
Used by researchers at C4DM to share their research data with their colleagues and others in the digital music research community, this repository uses the DataCite metadata schema to describe its holdings.
Provides members of the scholarly community with access to files associated with scholarly studies for the purpose of replication, for all studies conducted by ISPS-affiliated researchers. ISPS metadata records conform to DDI requirements and include a minimal set of Dublin Core metadata elements.
The ADS collects, catalogues, manages, preserves, and encourages re-use of digital resources created by archaeologists. It promotes good practice in the use of digital data in archaeology, provides technical advice to the research community, and supports the deployment of digital technologies. Its catalogue records are based on Dublin Core.
Curator of the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the United Kingdom, the archive uses DDI as the basis for its catalogue records.