Open Source

Pogues

Description: 

Pogues is a questionnaire design visual tool that produces the DDI description of the questionnaire which can then be submitted to an embedded instance of Eno. Using Pogues, survey managers and questionnaire designers can specify their web, paper and interviewer questionnaires in a friendly way and visualize the generated results in one click.

Full description.

This tool is licensed under MIT.

Support is provided on a best-effort basis through GitHub issues.

 

 

Creator(s)
Name(s) of institution(s): 
French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee)
Availability: 
In production
Latest Version: 
current version (additional development work in progress)
Support Available: 
Community-driven support
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.3
Type: 
Tool
Exports DDI XML: 
Yes
Imports DDI XML: 
Yes

Eno

Owner: 
Description: 

The French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee) has developed a metadata-driven survey data collection process including a questionnaire generator code-named Eno. This tool operates on a formal description of a questionnaire in DDI and executes a completely automated chain of transformations to produce the actual collection instrument(s) (web and paper forms, interviewer questionnaire) and their documentation. Eno is interfaced with a questionnaire design visual tool, code-named Pogues.

Full description.

This tool is licensed under MIT.

Support is provided on a best-effort basis through GitHub issues.

 

Creator(s)
Name(s) of institution(s): 
French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee)
Availability: 
In production
Latest Version: 
currently v2.2.10
Support Available: 
Community-driven support
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.3
Type: 
Tool
Exports DDI XML: 
Yes
Imports DDI XML: 
Yes

EpiData Software

Description: 

EpiData is a software package which allows data definitions, data documentation , data entry and analysis based on the project principles in Dublin Core Elements and datadocumentation principles at project and variable level as implemented in DDI standards. Including tools for double data verification and quality assurance measures (restriction of values, labels, comparison of fields, structured jumps, related data files) . Encryption principles and user logging is an option. Version control is implemented as an automatic  counter and with appropriate date registration of changes in structure and data contents. Backup procedures at project level ensures possibility to "roll back" to previous versions.

Following definition, entry and verification of data export can be made to a verified DDI-3.1 XML structure. The DDI export has been verified, funded by and implemented in collaboration with the Danish National Archives (www.sa.dk).

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
Jens Lauritsen
Torsten Bonde Christiansen
Name(s) of institution(s): 
EpiData Association, Denmark
Availability: 
In production
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Win32
Win64
Linux32
Linux64
Macintosh
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.1
Type: 
Tool
Exports DDI XML: 
Yes

Archivist

Description: 

Archivist is an easy to use editor that allows documention of questionnaires including routing and data and mapping between questions and variables. It exports in DDI-Lifecycle for use in other DDI-Lifecycle compliant tools.

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
Will Poynter
Charles DeBarros
Simon Reed
Name(s) of institution(s): 
CLOSER
Contact email: 
closer@ucl.ac.uk
Availability: 
In production
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Win32
Win64
Linux32
Linux64
Programming/scripting languages used: 
Ruby of Rails React
DDI version(s) supported: 
3.2
Type: 
Tool
Exports DDI XML: 
Yes
Imports DDI XML: 
Yes

CED2AR

Owner: 
Description: 

CED2AR (pronounced as cedar), or the Comprehensive Extensible Data Documentation and Access Repository, is a lightweight DDI 2.5 repository. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), under grant #1131848 and developed by the Cornell Node of the NSF Census Research Network (NCRN).

Creator(s)
Name(s) of institution(s): 
Cornell University
Contact email: 
ced2ar-devs-l@cornell.edu
Availability: 
In production
Latest Version: 
2.5
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Win32
Win64
Linux32
Linux64
Macintosh
Programming/scripting languages used: 
Java, JavaScript, XQuery
Support Available: 
Community-driven support
DDI version(s) supported: 
2.5
Type: 
Tool
Exports DDI XML: 
Yes
Imports DDI XML: 
Yes

Microdata Cataloging Tool (NADA)

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 
Owner: 
Description: 

NADA is a web-based cataloging system that serves as a portal for researchers to browse, search, compare, apply for access, and download relevant census or survey information. It was originally developed to support the establishment of national survey data archives. The application is used by a diverse and growing number of national, regional, and international organizations. NADA, as with other IHSN tools, uses the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI), XML-based international metadata standard.

Creator(s)
Name(s) of individual author(s)/programmer(s): 
World Bank Data Group
International Household Survey Network (IHSN)
Name(s) of institution(s): 
International Household Survey Network
World Bank Data Group
Availability: 
In production
Latest Version: 
4.2
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Win32
Win64
Linux32
Linux64
Programming/scripting languages used: 
PHP 5.2 or greater. PHP extensions required: xsl, xml, mbstring, mysql or sqlserv.
Support Available: 
Unknown
DDI version(s) supported: 
1.x
2.0
2.1
2.5
Type: 
Software
Exports DDI XML: 
Unknown
Imports DDI XML: 
Yes