Training Library

This library of training materials will continue to grow. Topics will cover DDI as well as XML, UML,  and other standards and models related to DDI.

Why Metadata Is Awesome

This training module, developed by Jon Johnson, features the following sections:

  • A short digression on metadata
  • Questionnaire inputs and outputs
  • Metadata standards
  • Implementing processes in a complex environment
  • CLOSER Search Platform Development
  • The integration of metadata and data management
  • New research possibilities
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Discover the Power of DDI Metadata

This training module, developed by Jane Fry, features the following sections:

  • Introductions
  • Brief background of DDI
  • Exercise 1
  • Getting started
  • Examples
  • Integration into a data lifecycle workflow
  • Exercise 2
  • Wrap-up
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DDI Basics

This training module, developed by Wendy Thomas and Marcel Hebing, features the following sections:

  • Learn DDI-L in 60 Seconds...Plus
  • Identification and Versioning
  • Agents: Organizations and Individuals
  • DDI XML Schemas and Main Structures
  • DDI and Data Comparison
  • Introduction to DDI XML and Metadata
  • DDI Profiles
  • DDI and Other Standards
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XML Schema Tutorial

This W3Schools tutorial will teach you about XML schemas, how to create and use them in your applications.

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UML Tutorial

A short guide to Universal Moduling Language using the SDMX information model

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