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Metadata Element Profiles

Correspondent Name

Attribute

Attribute Description

Identifying Attributes

Name

correspondentName

Label

Correspondent Name, Correspondent/From

Definitional Attributes

Definition

Identification of the originator of the correspondence.

Purpose

To indicate who sent the correspondence.

Constraint

Applies to correspondents.

Datatype Name

Correspondent names are free form fields or populated from a pick list generated by previously entered values.

Relational Attributes

Value Domain

Derived from an institutional list of past correspondents or entered as a new value. Examples: First name, Middle name or initial, Last name

Conditions of Application

Obligation

Mandatory

When is Element Populated?

When the correspondence folder is created.

How is the Element Populated?

User (often a user in the Correspondence Unit).

Reference

FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.7, #2.14; ECMUCS, 3 Flow of Events, Reference #3.1.8, #3.1.10, #3.1.18, #3.1.25, #3.1.28, #3.1.29, #3.3.2

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