ERIC Number: ED243907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
Archiving Methodology. Volume IV: File-Level Documentation Standard.
Leinwand (C.M.) Associates, Inc., Newton, MA.
This volume of "Archiving Methodology" is devoted to file-level documentation. File-level documentation refers to the description of the contents of a single data file or a group of identically structured files. It consists of three sections: (1) file background--information pertaining to the origin, purpose, and collection methodology of the data; (2) codebook--descriptions of each specific data item contained in the file; and (3) supplemental information--additional information about the file, including extended coding instructions, recodes, detailed scale and new variable calculations, and copies of original project documents. (PN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Leinwand (C.M.) Associates, Inc., Newton, MA.