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

Non-technical documents

Documentation and resources for developers of SDA Web archives

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

The Installation Guide or Archive Developer's 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