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Curation Best Practices

The Content Administrators have agreed to best practices that outline techniques and methods for efficiently and effectively curating metadata in the caDSR, based on repeatable processes.  The Best Practices are intended for metadata curators who have taken the requisite courses in the caCORE training curriculum. 

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When creating a manually-curated definition, the system-generated definition does not need to be saved, and there is no need to notate the definition as "manually curated" or "system generated".

Best Practice

Effective Date

Data Element

Data Element Concept

Value Domain

Adding Unit of Measure to a Value Domain

TBD

 

 

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Checklist for Metadata Completeness

6/8/2009

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Creating Derived Data Elements

9/14/2009

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Creation and Maintenance of Value Meanings (VM) and Value Meaning Descriptions (VMD)

7/13/2009

 

 

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Creating Short Names for Common Data Elements, Data Element Concepts, and Value Domains

Draft

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Enumerated Value Domains for UML Modelers

TBD

 

 

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Identification of Preferred Concepts

TBD

 

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Linking a Document or Other Resource Materials as caDSR Metadata

4/15/2008

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Maintenance of Word Lists

TBD

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Pre- and Post-Coordinated Terms

Draft

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Specification of the Order of Qualifiers

TBD

 

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Use of Integer Qualifier Concept (C45255)

2/11/2009

 

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Using ISO 21090 Datatypes

TBD

 

 

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Using Representation Terms in Value Domains

4/13/2009

 

 

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Versioning Concepts

10/14/2009

 

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Versioning Object Classes, Properties, and Rep Terms

TBD

 

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Value Domain Naming

TBD

 

 

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titleNote: Change to Best Practice for System-Generated Definitions
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