A widely used, international standard for describing data from the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Two versions of the standard are currently maintained in parallel:
Both versions are XML-based and defined using XML Schemas. They were developed and are maintained by the DDI Alliance.
A set of common technical and statistical standards and guidelines to be used for the efficient exchange and sharing of statistical data and metadata.
Sponsoring institutions include BIS, ECB, EUROSTAT, IMF, OECD, UN, and the World Bank. Technical Specification 2.1 was amended in May 2012.
Used to describe semantic assets, defined as highly reusable metadata (for example: XML schemata, generic data models) and reference data (for example: code lists, taxonomies, dictionaries, vocabularies) that are used for eGovernment system development.
An extension of SDMX used to exchange statistical data and metadata.
A suite of tools for managing data and metadata in SDMX.
A simple tool for managing and accessing statistical metadata, using the SDMX framework.
A tool to facilitate the mapping between the structural metadata provided by an SDMX-ML Data Structure Definition and those that reside in a database of a dissemination environment.
A list of software tools supporting the SDMX standard.
The statistical office of the European Union, which implementats SDMX in a number of projects.
A data archive providing leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community; all metadata conforms to the DDI standard.
Provides members of the scholarly community with access to files associated with scholarly studies for the purpose of replication, for all studies conducted by ISPS-affiliated researchers. ISPS metadata records conform to DDI requirements and include a minimal set of Dublin Core metadata elements.
The SDMX website's list of current and planned practical implimentations from national and international organisations.