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1 Jane Fry, Carleton University Michelle Edwards, University of Guelph Jane Fry, Carleton University Michelle Edwards, University of Guelph Best Practices Document Best Practices Document

2 Where did we start?

3 Did NOT want to re-invent the wheel and Did NOT want to duplicate efforts

4 International DDI “Standard”

5 Summer 2007: How we joined efforts

6 Goal of our meetings

7 Process (Logistics)

8 Collaboration

9 And then … Lots of discussion … more discussion … DDI break … a few of us lost our minds along the way … more discussion … s to DDI … more discussion … eventually a decision … more discussion … and then … The Best Practices Document

10 Structure of the Document (BPD)

11 BPD Introduction project

12 Structure of Each DDI Section

13 Structure of Each DDI Section

14 Tag Formatting

15 Tag Example: Formatting Note: Format for Agency/Institution and Place of Work/Department: Name of Agency/Institution. Name of Place of Work/Department (yes, that is a period between the two place names!) Format for Names: Last name, First name

16 Many examples for tags: Edwards, Michelle Fair, Aaron Brett, Jan

17 To end each DDI section

18 BPD Appendices: 1.Glossary 2.Related Information 3.Data Documentation Initiative

19 1. BPD Glossary

20 2. BPD Related Information

21 3. BPD Data Documentation Initiative

22 Where is the BPD?

23 BPD Feedback

24 BPD Updates Coming

25 Version 2 of BPD to be released by the end of January 2008

26 Please contact us with your comments & feedback


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