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Metadata Element Profiles

Special Instructions

Attribute

Attribute Description

Identifying Attributes

Name

specialInstructions

Label

Special Instructions

Definitional Attributes

Definition

Written guidance that lets system users communicate to others very specific information related to a correspondence action that is not communicated through any other means. Special instructions may be limited to specific users or specific classes of users based on access rights, agent security clearance and sensitivity.

Purpose

To provide additional information to users about how to handle a correspondence action that is not part of the ordinary practice or course of events.

Constraint

None

Datatype Name

Alphanumeric

Relational Attributes

Value Domain

Free text or derived from an institutional pick list.

Conditions of Application

Obligation

Optional

When is Element Populated?

When the folder is created.

How is the Element Populated?

User.

Reference

FREC, 3.1 Metadata Requirements, Reference #2.7

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