Colectica 5 is Now Available to Enable Research Data Management Using Open Standards Metadata

Colectica today announced the availability of Colectica 5, the latest enhancement to the world's most popular data documentation software based on open standards metadata from the Data Documentation Initiative. The new release of Colectica provides the most stable, accurate, standards compliant, and enterprise ready research data documentation software available. The support for DDI, GSIM, and the GSBPM found in Colectica 5 are based on research community best practices from Colectica users in countries around the world.

Major new features include:

A new release of Colectica Reader, the free viewer for DDI data documentation, is also available to the general public.

"Our customers rely on using professional, maintained, and up to date software to document their critical research data," said Dan Smith, a partner at Colectica. "Colectica 5 continues the tradition of using open standards to create rich metadata describing the research process."

Colectica 5 continues the tradition of using open standards to create rich metadata.

Dan Smith, Partner at Colectica

New Pricing Options

Many grant funded projects have requested the flexibility to align their software usage with a grant timeline. We are happy to announce that in addition to the traditional perpetual licenses, Colectica Designer is also now available by subscription for just $59 per month!

The new Colectica 5 release is available now for both software evaluation and to current customers. If you would like to try Colectica free of charge please request a Colectica evaluation. Colectica consists of several software tools.

All of these products use Open Standards to allow for interoperability with other tools. Colectica products, training on Open Standards, and customized software solutions are available through

About Colectica

Launched in 2010, Colectica® is the fastest way to design, document, and publish statistical research using Open Data standards. The Colectica Platform is an ideal solution for statistical agencies, survey research groups, public opinion research, data archivists, and other data centric collection operations that are looking to increase the expressiveness and longevity of the data collected through standards based metadata documentation. The company offers a range of highly specific products and services designed to give power to people through easy integration and access to data.


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