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Terminology Services

  1. Automated Services (Machine-to-Machine)
  2. How can I make recommendations for the development of future web services?
  3. Where can I find out what Web services available?
  1. Background
  2. Does Terminology Services use standards?
  3. How does Terminology Services benefit the EPA?
  4. What is Terminology Services?
  5. Who do I contact for more information about Terminology Services?
  1. Data Stewardship
  2. Is there a list of vocabulary stewards by EPA program and/or regional office?
  3. What are the responsibilities for a terminology steward?
  4. What is meant by stewardship?
  5. Who is responsible for creating/maintaining a vocabulary?
  1. Search and Retrieval
  2. Are there different formats available for downloading the information I want?
  3. Can I retrieve an entire glossary and is it also possible to get a download of just the terms I desire?
  1. Terminology Editors
  2. How do I add a vocabulary to Terminology Services?
  3. How do I change something that is inaccurate?
  4. How does one create a vocabulary?
  5. How does one maintain a terminology/vocabulary?
  6. Is contract support available for developing terminology?
  7. More...
  1. Terminology Information in ETSS
  2. How do I know that the information within Terminology Services is accurate?
  3. How many terms are in Terminology Services?
  4. Is a term the same as a concept?
  5. Is a term the same as a data element?
  6. Is a term the same as a word?
  7. More...
  1. Terminology Management
  2. How does Terminology Services support Data Quality?
  3. How will Terminology Services support implementation of the Semantic Web?
  4. Is there an authoritative US EPA definition for a term?
  5. What are some of the uses of Terminology Services?
  6. What are your procedures for ensuring quality in creating, editing, and accessing terminology?
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  1. Training/Education
  2. Are there international standards that must be followed in the development of glossaries, thesauri and taxonomies?
  3. Can the public download the manuals for editing and developing terminology in the terminology tool?
  4. Do you have a glossary of the language of terminology?
  5. How can I access briefing and training materials related to terminology services?
  6. How can I get training on the Synaptica tool?
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