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Basics, Best Practice, Metadata Scheme, API Guides and Tools

At this place we provide information for you concerning metadata schemata, web service and instructions how to use logos. Here you can find for example the da|ra metadata schemata, xsd schemata and xml templates.

Our Best Practice Guide give you recommendations and suggestions to optimize the registration of your data holdings.

Basic Documents

da|ra Policy

da|ra Policy (en). Version: 4.0 . Publication Date: 2020-12-31

242.75 KB, pdf

da|ra Policy (de). Version: 4.0 . Publication Date: 2020-12-31

261.35 KB, pdf

DataCite Agreement for the DARA Consortium

DataCite Agreement for the DARA Consortium signed by DataCite and GESIS.

DataCite Agreement for the DARA Consortium . Publication Date: 2020-11-25

5.02 MB, pdf

Best Practice

Best Practice Guide

Helbig, Kerstin; Hausstein, Brigitte (2014): Best Practice Guide for the Registration of Resources with da|ra. GESIS - Technical Reports, 2014/18. Version: 1.0. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.bpg.1.0

799.46 KB, pdf

Data quality

Assurance of data quality. Version: 1.0 . Publication Date: 2013-08-21

206.72 KB, pdf

Metadata quality

Assurance of metadata quality. Version: 1.0 . Publication Date: 2014-09-29

233.69 KB, pdf

Data Citation

Data Citation. Version: 2.0 . Publication Date: 2014-09-18

311.7 KB, pdf

Data Citation. Version: 1.0 . Publication Date: 2012-11-01

209.13 KB, pdf

Granularity

Granularity is an important aspect when registering research data. Granularity describes the degree of aggregation of the resource to be registered. Different levels of granularity can be useful depending on discipline or resource.

Granularity . Publication Date: 2013-04-10

196.5 KB, pdf

Linking

Best Practice: Linking of resources

Linking of resources. Version: 1.0 . Publication Date: 2013-09-09

336.78 KB, pdf

Versioning of data

Versioning of data. Version: 1.0 . Publication Date: 2013-03-05

204.61 KB, pdf

da|ra Metadata Schema

da|ra Metadata Schema Version 4.0

Koch, Ute; Akdeniz, Esra; Meichsner, Jana; Hausstein, Brigitte; Harzenetter, Karoline (2017): da|ra Metadata Schema. Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Social and Economic Data. GESIS Papers, 2017-25. Version: 4.0. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsdoc.4.0

1.21 MB, pdf

Baran, Erdal; Dimitrov, Dimitar (2017): da|ra xsd Schema. Version: 4.0. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsxsd.4.0

139.6 KB, xsd

White list of characters allowed for resourceIdentifier and doiProposal

191.97 KB, pdf

more to download (e.g. vocabularies, examples)
Resources (all files as zip)

381.56 KB, zip

CV language (ISO 639-1). Version: 4.0

40.55 KB, xsd

CV resourceType. Version: 4.1

1.18 KB, xsd

CV titleType. Version: 4.0

763 B, xsd

CV resourceLanguage (ISO 639-3). Version: 4.0

1.66 MB, xsd

CV availabilityType. Version: 4.0

827 B, xsd

CV licenseType. Version: 4.0

2.47 KB, xsd

CV contributorType. Version: 4.0

1.53 KB, xsd

CV unitType. Version: 4.0

1.11 KB, xsd

CV timeDimensionType. Version: 4.0

1.21 KB, xsd

CV collectionModeType. Version: 4.0

20.93 KB, xsd

CV identifierSchemaType. Version: 4.0

874 B, xsd

CV geographicCoverageControlled. Version: 4.0

1.25 MB, xsd

CV schema (classificationInternal). Version: 4.0

1.27 KB, xsd

CV descriptionType. Version: 4.0

892 B, xsd

CV schema (controlledKeyword). Version: 4.0

1008 B, xsd

CV relationType. Version: 4.1

2 KB, xsd

CV pidType. Version: 4.0

1.23 KB, xsd

CV documentType. Version: 4.0

1005 B, xsd

Example Audiovisual

11.79 KB, xml

Example Collection

18.5 KB, xml

Example Dataset

33.21 KB, xml

Example Datapaper

2.5 KB, xml

Example Event

9.48 KB, xml

Example Image

10.97 KB, xml

Example InteractiveResource

14.09 KB, xml

Example Model

6.97 KB, xml

Example PhysicalObject

7.15 KB, xml

Example Service

6.6 KB, xml

Example Software

9.21 KB, xml

Example Sound

6.91 KB, xml

Example Text

23.73 KB, xml

Example Workflow

5.51 KB, xml

da|ra Metadata Schema Version 3.1

Helbig, Kerstin; Hausstein, Brigitte; Koch, Ute; Meichsner, Jana; Kempf, Andreas Oskar (2014): da|ra Metadata Schema. Version: 3.1. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsdoc.3.1

6.05 MB, pdf

Baran, Erdal; Dimitrov, Dimitar (2014): da|ra xsd Schema. Version: 3.1. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsxsd.3.1

321.42 KB, zip

da|ra Metadata Schema Version 3.0

Hausstein, Brigitte; Schleinstein, Natalija; Koch, Ute; Meichsner, Jana; Becker, Kerstin et. al. (2014): da|ra Metadata Schema. Version: 3.0. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsdoc.3.0

462.92 KB, pdf

Baran, Erdal; Dimitrov, Dimitar (2014): da|ra xsd Schema. Version: 3.0. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsxsd.3.0

308.23 KB, zip

da|ra Metadata Schema Version 2.2.1

Hausstein, Brigitte; Quitzsch, Nicole; Jeude, Kirsten; Schleinstein, Natalija; Zenk-Möltgen, Wolfgang (2013): da|ra Metadata Schema. GESIS - Technical Reports, 2013/03. Version: 2.1.1. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsdoc.2.2.1

1.33 MB, pdf

Resources (XML schema and examples)

300.38 KB, zip

da|ra Metadata Schema Version 1.0

Hausstein, Brigitte; Wilde, Anja; Schleinstein, Natalija; Zenk-Möltgen, Wolfgang (2011): da|ra Metadatenschema. GESIS Working Papers, 2011/14. Version: 1. GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. Text. https://doi.org/10.4232/10.mdsdoc.1.0

259.25 KB, pdf

Resources (XML schema and examples)

34.45 KB, zip

API Guides and Tools

da|ra web service

The da|ra Web service (API) enables you to work automated with our DOI registration service.

da|ra Web service API. Version: 2.0 . Release Date: 2017-09-13

393.11 KB, pdf

XML Uploading Tool

Tool for uploading XML-files.

XML Tool. Version: 1.1 . Release Date: 2019-10-14

2.27 MB, zip

Documentation

311.11 KB, pdf

XML Tool. Version: 1.0 . Release Date: 2017-08-08

2.95 MB, zip

Instructions for Consortium Organisations

White list of characters

White list of characters. Version: 2.0

191.97 KB, pdf

Logo Formats

Providing Logos

Logo Fomats - da|ra requirements

192.36 KB, pdf