Versioning and Publication

TitleVersioning and Publication
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsEdwards M, Eisenhauer J, Fry J, Heus P, Kolsrud K, Moschner M, Nakao R, Thomas W
Series TitleDDI Working Paper Series (Best Practices)
Series Volume8
PublisherDDI Alliance

One of the objectives in creating DDI 3.0 was full machine-actionability. This requires strict versioning of objects so that users understand the change history of the resources they are using. This Best Practice is designed to provide some guidelines to metadata creators and publishers about how to version metadata and publish it for others to use.