A DDI Primer: An overview and examples of DDI in action

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CLOSER's Senior Database Manager, Jon Johnson presented a webinar titled, 'A DDI Primer: An overview and examples of DDI in action' at the 2016 Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Data Fair.

The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is an international standard for describing survey and other social science data. Documenting data with DDI facilitates interpretation and understanding — both by humans and computers. Learn how DDI is helping researchers and organizations, including ICPSR, better document, discover, and interoperate!

Alongside his colleagues, Jared Lyle (ICPSR) and Barry Radler (Midlife in the United States (MIDUS)), CLOSER’s Jon Johnson delivered this webinar as part of the ICPSR 2016 Data Fair.

The 2016 ICPSR Data Fair aims to introduce, engage, and help the data community manage through the ongoing data revolution.

Recordings and slide decks (when made available) will be placed on ICPSR’s YouTube Channel. Look for the playlist titled, “2016 Data Fair.”