Beginner

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

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

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

XML Schema Tutorial

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

UML Tutorial

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

http://www.ddialliance.org/sites/default/files/UMLTutorial.doc