This page contains the public documents produced by the FAILTE project, either as deliverables from work packages or as discussion documents.
Resource Description Documents
Guidelines for FAILTE Metadata
Version 1.2 of the set of metadata elements for the FAILTE database, describing the elements that have been chosen, comparing them to existing metadata schemas and standards and giving instructions on how it is intended that the metadata will be recorded in the FAILTE database.
Available in HTML, as an Acrobat pdf file (139kB) or a Rich Text File (344kB).
Comparison with IMS v1.1
An element by element comparison of the FAILTE metadata elements with IMS Metadata v1.1 (and vice versa) with explanation of our reasoning where we have chosen to adopt an element which differs from the IMS specification. Also an example of the template which we use to export data from the FAILTE database into XML encoded IMS.
Available as an Acrobat pdf file (70kB) or a Rich Text File (156kB).
Description of the field attributes, table structure and relationships for the data input tables in the database
Available as Acrobat pdf file (84kB) or Rich Text File (2MB).
Description of the software modules in the database system.
Available as Acrobat pdf file (222kB).
Evaluation of SearchLT
Description of how we showed the database which FAILTE had produced to lecturers and other interested parties, and what they said.
Available as Acrobat pdf file (148kB) or Rich Text File (330kB).