Create and manage OPEN DATA and metadata with SledgeHammer 1.0

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Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:26:42 -0700 (PDT)
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Metadata Technology North America is pleased to announce the availability of SledgeHammer 1.0 (, an innovative tool enabling the production and reuse of open data. It is the first major application being release as a component of our OpenDataForge toolkit aiming at facilitating the management of open data and the adoption of global metadata standards and related best practices.

SledgeHammer focuses on the packaging of data into open and reusable formats for publication, processing, analytical, or preservation purposes. The tool builds upon our extensive expertise in statistical and scientific data management and leverages industry standard information technology and global metadata specifications such as the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI).

The tool is available as a cross-platform desktop based application under both freeware and low cost commercial licenses.

Key features includes:
* Reading data and extracting metadata from: SQL, Stata, SPSS, SAS, SDA, DDI+ASCII, and Stat/Transfer+ASCII;

SledgeHammer is an essential tool for data managers, researchers, and users interested in working with open data and global metadata standards. For download, overview videos, or more information, visit Received on Thu Jun 19 2014 - 16:26:42 CEST

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