Glossary

CEDAR Workbench: suite of Web-based tools and REST APIs that allows users to construct metadata templates, to fill in templates with metadata, and to share and manage these resources

Shortened Term: CEDAR, Workbench



Things



metadata template field: reusable artifact used to capture an atomic piece of metadata

Shortened Term: field, template field

Examples: title, description, start date


metadata template element: reusable artifact that may contain one or more fields and/or one or more template elements

Shortened Term: element, template element

Examples: Address element, with three fields: street, city, and ZIP code


metadata template: group of fields and/or template elements that is used to capture metadata for a specific purpose

Shortened Term: template

Alternative Term: specification

Examples: Study template with three fields: title, description, start date, and one element: Address


metadata template instance: set of metadata values resulting from filling out metadata templates

Shortened Term: instance, metadata (tricky)

Alternative Term: response, filled-in template; completed form

Examples: Title = “Study about CRC”, start date = “03/07/2014”, ZIP code = “94305”, etc.


folder: storage space where CEDAR artifacts and other folders can be placed together

Alternative Term: container, node


user: a person who has created an account on the CEDAR Workbench and who uses any of its tools


resource: any of template, element, field, instance, folder, user, group (CEDAR REST resources)


artifact: any of template, element, field, instance. All CEDAR artifacts are specified using CEDAR’s Template Model

Shortened Term: document?

Alternative Term: file


reusable library component: any of metadata template field or metadata template element


group: logical collection of CEDAR users


submission: metadata content that is sent out from CEDAR


notification: information shown by the CEDAR Workbench to a particular user or group of users to inform them when a particular event related to their CEDAR resources occurs

Alternative Term: messages (app)



Tools



Template Designer: component of the CEDAR Workbench that allows users to construct metadata templates

Alternative Term: template creator, form builder


Element Designer: component of the CEDAR Workbench that allows users to construct template elements

Alternative Term: element designer, form builder


Field Designer: component of the CEDAR Workbench that allows users to construct fields

Alternative Term: field designer, form builder


Metadata Editor: component of the CEDAR Workbench that allows users to create metadata by filling out templates with values


Resource Manager: primary front-end component of the CEDAR Workbench that allows users to search, browse, and manage CEDAR resources

Alternative Term: file system


Metadata Repository: centralized place where all CEDAR artifacts are stored. CEDAR’s Metadata Repository stores templates, elements, fields, and instances



Ui Things



workspace: folder that acts as the default storage location for all the CEDAR reources created by a user


window:


pop-up:


toolbar: template editor’s floating toolbar on the right hand side used to select a field or library component to add to the form.


finder: dialog which allows you to select a library component to add to your template or element


details: right-hand panel which show the details of a particular document or folder

Alternative Term: datails panel, details sidebar


side navigation panel: left-hand panel which shows search and create options

Alternative Term: navigation sidebar



Actions



populate: fill out a metadata template

Alternative Term: fill, respond, reply


open: open an artifact for editing

Alternative Term: edit


share: share an artifact or folder with a user or group of users


copy: make a copy of an artifact to a given folder


move: move an artifact or a folder to a given folder


publish: specify that the status of an artifact is final. Published artifacts cannot be modified or deleted


version: way to categorize the different states of an artifact


draft: early version of an artifact


submit: send metadata to a repository along with data files


make it open: make it globally accessible without logging in

Alternative Term: public, global, global open, FAIR



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