DDI Use Case Literature

These papers on DDI 3 use cases are the outcomes of a workshop held at Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz Center for Informatics in Wadern, Germany, November 2-6, 2009. Workshop participants representing nine countries in the Americas and Europe came together to write the papers, which focus on applying DDI 3 to specific projects and systems.

Questasy: Documenting and Disseminating Longitudinal Data Online Using DDI 3

This paper describes how Questasy, a Web application developed to manage the dissemination of data and metadata for panel surveys, was designed and implemented.

Building a Modular DDI 3 Editor

This paper focuses on the creation of an open source DDI 3 editor built using a layered architecture at the Danish Data Archive (DDA).

Using DDI 3 for Comparison

This paper explores how archives can use DDI 3 to support and document data comparison and harmonization.

Extracting Metadata From the Data Analysis Workflow

This paper is an exploration of what metadata can be harvested from several commonly used programs, and therefore by deduction what else is not available from these programs.

Questionnaire Management and DDI: The QDDS Case

This paper describes the Questionnaire Development Documentation project, a system created by GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences to permit permanent electronic documentation of questionnaire development and the final state of the instrument.

Grouping of Survey Series Using DDI 3

This paper is an exploration and evaluation of DDI 3 to determine its suitability for marking up and managing cross-national comparative surveys like the International Social Survey Programme data.

An Archive's Perspective on DDI 3

This paper describes the DDI 3 evaluation process at the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD), and the issues that came up during this work, including how to address multilinguality and metadata reuse.