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Curation Best Practices

The Content Group has 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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Best Practice

Effective Date

Data Element

Data Element Concept

Value Domain

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

2/22/2010

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Selecting Preferred Concepts

TBD

 

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Linking a Document or Other Resource Materials as caDSR Metadata

4/15/2008

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Pre-Coordinated and Post-Coordinated Terms

5/5/2010

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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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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".

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