External Source

November 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on External Source»


Definition: External Source is the name of an external source that defines the contents of this option set. For example, School ID numbers are often maintained in a database table which is continually maintained and would not necessarily be loaded (duplicated) in the DataSpecs Options list for the School ID Option Set.

What This Means: A term that is functional for users of ESP’s metadata dictionary tool, called DataSpecs. DataSpecs is used when developing an education agency’s data dictionary.


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