• Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 What are the national data dictionaries?
        • 1.1.1 Governance
      • 1.2 METeOR
    • 2 Summary of updates to the National community services data dictionary since version 7
    • 3 National community services data dictionary: version 8
      • Data elements
      • National minimum data set specifications
      • Data set specifications
      • Data element clusters
      • Supporting metadata items
      • Object classes
      • Properties
      • Classification schemes
      • Glossary items
    • 4 Companion guide
      • 4.1 Why use metadata standards?
        • 4.1.1 Making data count
        • 4.1.2 Who benefits from using metadata standards?
      • 4.2 Metadata development process and structure
        • 4.2.1 How are metadata standards developed?
        • 4.2.2 Metadata structure
        • 4.2.3 Components of data elements
        • 4.2.4 Data set specifications
          • National minimum data sets
          • Non-mandatory data set specifications
        • 4.2.5 Integration of data elements in data dictionaries
  • End matter
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Related publications