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Maintenance of a survey catalog

The IHSN catalog is maintained by the World Bank in collaboration with many international, regional, and national agencies. Surveys and censuses are documented using the IHSN Metadata Editor to generate metadata compliant with the DDI Metadata standard. These metadata are then published in the NADA cataloguing tool open-source software application developed by the IHSN.

Project status: Open
Sponsor(s): World Bank Development Grant Facility, Grants No 4001009-06, 4001010-06, 4001011-06 administered by the PARIS21 Secretariat at OECD; DFID Trust Fund managed by the World Bank Data Group
Implemented by: World Bank, and many agencies
Type of output: Database (survey catalog) and website
Related project: Maintenance of a citations database

Visit the IHSN Central Catalog.

This catalog is built on the DDI metadata standard and various free software applications. More information on the development and maintenance of a survey catalog can be found in our guidelines on microdata archiving and dissemination.