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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 HTML icon in HTML, as an pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (139kB) or a RTF icon 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 pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (70kB) or a RTF icon Rich Text File (156kB).

Technical Documents
Database Structure
Description of the field attributes, table structure and relationships for the data input tables in the database
Available as pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (84kB) or RTF icon Rich Text File (2MB).

System Design
Description of the software modules in the database system.
Available as pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (222kB).

Software Decision
Report on the reasons behind the decision to use mySQL to build the database.
Available as pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (39kB) or RTF icon Rich Text File (115kB).

Evaluation Documents
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 pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (148kB) or RTF icon Rich Text File (330kB).

Project Management Documents
Project Plan
Complete description of what FAILTE intends to acheive and breakdown into workpackages.
Available as pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (80kB) or RTF icon Rich Text File (219kB).

Progress report
A progress report produced for a meeting in Sept. 2001.
Available as pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (58kB) or RTF icon Rich Text File (212kB).

DNER report 1
First six-monthly progress report to our funders, the DNER program, written in Jan. 2001.
Available as pdf icon Acrobat pdf file (13kB) or RTF icon Rich Text File (14kB).

 

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