DDI Lifecycle

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

Simple questionnaire

Description: 

Use of Question Item Type, Response Domain, and Instrument Control Construct (including entry of PreText and IfThenElse)

Creator(s)
Contact email: 
ddi@ddialliance.org
Availability: 
Unknown
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.0
Type: 
Markup Examples

NCube

Owner: 
Description: 

Example showing the use of the NCube Logical Product structure, NCube Physical Data Structure, and Physical Instance

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
Wendy Thomas
Contact email: 
wlt@umn.edu
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.0
Type: 
Markup Examples

International Standard Classification (ISCO)

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
Joachim Wackerow, ZUMA/GESIS
Contact email: 
joachim.wackerow@gesis.org
Availability: 
Unknown
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.0
Type: 
Markup Examples

ICPSR metadata record

Description: 

Sample online catalog record using the American National Election Study, 2004

Creator(s)
Contact email: 
info@ddialliance.org
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.0
Type: 
Markup Examples

German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)

Description: 

Example showing the grouping approach for comparable variables, description of derived variables as well as the relationship of waves and the household / person relationship

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
Joachim Wackerow, ZUMA/GESIS
Contact email: 
joachim.wackerow@gesis.org
Availability: 
Unknown
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Other
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.0
Type: 
Markup Examples

Geography

Owner: 
Description: 

Use of Spatial Coverage Type

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
Wendy Thomas
Contact email: 
wlt@umn.edu
Availability: 
Unknown
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Other
Support Available: 
None
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.0
Type: 
Markup Examples
Exports DDI XML: 
Unknown
Imports DDI XML: 
Unknown