Table of contents

  • Preliminary material (217K PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Foreword
    • What is the National community services data dictionary?
    • List of tables
    • List of metadata items - commonly used names
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations and acronyms
  • Sections
  • End Matter
    • Appendixes (170K PDF)
    • Appendix 1: Metadata standards
      • Data element
      • Data element concept
      • Value domain
      • Classification scheme
      • Object class
      • Property
      • Glossary item
      • Data set specification
      • Metadata attributes
    • Appendix 2: Data element template
      • Identifying and definitional attributes
    • Appendix 3: Guide to data development
      • Data development principles
    • Appendix 4: The National Community Services Data Committee