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10 : Contact Information

Contact Information -- Identity of, and means to communicate with, person(s) and organization(s) associated with the data set. (Note: this section provides a means of identifying individuals and organizations, and is used by other sections of the metadata standard. This section is never used alone.)
Type: compound
Short Name: cntinfo

Contact_Information =
[Contact_Person_Primary |
Contact_Organization_Primary] +
(Contact_Position) +
1{Contact_Address}n +
1{Contact_Voice_Telephone}n +
(1{Contact_TDD/TTY_Telephone}n) +
(1{Contact_Facsimile_Telephone}n) +
(1{Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address}n) +
(Hours_of_Service) +
(Contact_Instructions)

Contact_Person_Primary =
Contact_Person +
(Contact_Organization)

Contact_Organization_Primary =
Contact_Organization +
(Contact_Person)

Contact_Address =
Address_Type +
0{Address}n +
City +
State_or_Province +
Postal_Code +
(Country)

10.1 Contact Person Primary -- the person, and the affiliation of the person, associated with the data set. Used in cases where the association of the person to the data set is more significant than the association of the organization to the data set.
Type: compound
Short Name: cntperp

10.1.1 Contact Person -- the name of the individual to which the contact type applies.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntper

10.1.2 Contact Organization -- the name of the organization to which the contact type applies.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntorg

10.2 Contact Organization Primary -- the organization, and the member of the organization, associated with the data set. Used in cases where the association of the organization to the data set is more significant than the association of the person to the data set.
Type: compound
Short Name: cntorgp

10.3 Contact Position -- the title of individual.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntpos

10.4 Contact Address -- the address for the organization or individual.
Type: compound
Short Name: cntaddr

10.4.1 Address Type -- the information provided by the address.
Type: text
Domain: "mailing" "physical" "mailing and physical", free text
Short Name: addrtype

10.4.2 Address -- an address line for the address.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: address

10.4.3 City -- the city of the address.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: city

10.4.4 State or Province -- the state or province of the address.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: state

10.4.5 Postal Code -- the ZIP or other postal code of the address.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: postal

10.4.6 Country -- the country of the address.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: country

10.5 Contact Voice Telephone -- the telephone number by which individuals can speak to the organization or individual.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntvoice

10.6 Contact TDD/TTY Telephone -- the telephone number by which hearing-impaired individuals can contact the organization or individual.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cnttdd

10.7 Contact Facsimile Telephone -- the telephone number of a facsimile machine of the organization or individual.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntfax

10.8 Contact Electronic Mail Address -- the address of the electronic mailbox of the organization or individual.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntemail

10.9 Hours of Service -- time period when individuals can speak to the organization or individual.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: hours

10.10 Contact Instructions -- supplemental instructions on how or when to contact the individual or organization.
Type: text
Domain: free text
Short Name: cntinst

Last Updated: Feb 09, 2006 11:26 AM
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