Documentation

For information on obtaining SDA software and services, see the SDA Software and Services page.

For video tutorials on using the SDA 4.x user interface see the SDA YouTube Channel.

Documentation and resources for developers of SDA Web archives

SDA Installation Guide/Archive Developer's Guide (PDF format)

The SDA 4.x Installation Guide is the first thing that all SDA archive developers should read. It provides a tutorial-style introduction to setting up an SDA archive on your server.

SDA Manual (HTML format)

The SDA Manual contains in-depth information on the options available for each SDA program and the syntax rules for various important SDA file formats -- such as DDL (SDA's metadata format).

Other SDA Documentation and Resources