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News from 2021

This webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21st, 2021, 14:00 UTC (convert this time to your local timezone here) and is free for DCMI members. In this presentation, we will discuss the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) standard for describing the data produced by surveys and other observational methods in the social, behavioral, economic, and health sciences. We will spend the bulk of our time highlighting DDI-Codebook and DDI-Lifecycle. DDI-Codebook is a more light-weight version of the standard, intended primarily to document simple survey data.

This webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, February 10th, 2021, 16:00 UTC (convert this time to your local timezone here) and is free for the DCMI community. About KNIME KNIME Analytics Platform is an open source software for working with all kinds of data. It uses visual workflows that are created with an intuitive, drag and drop style graphical interface, without the need for coding. One can selectively execute some or all nodes in a workflow, and inspect the results using interactive widgets and views.

After three and a half years, Paul Walk is stepping down as DCMI Managing Director. In his stead, the DCMI Governing Board has appointed Dr. Sam Oh as DCMI's new Executive Director. Tom Baker will continue in the DCMI Executive, working alongside Sam as DCMI's Technology Director. Paul would like to thank the many volunteers and participants who have displayed great enthusiasm and generosity with their time and effort to continue the proud traditions of innovation and careful curation that have characterised the Dublin Core community since the very beginning.