READ Resource Detail - General/Description Help
The General/Description tab page allows a READ user to enter or view basic identifying information about an information resource such as titles, acronym, alternate names, and description. Any fields that display a lock icon next to them are editable by READ Administrators only.
Information Resource Identifier:
Displays the system-generated unique identifier for the information resource.
Environmental Information Management System Identifier
Information Resource Title:
Official name of the information resource
Information Resource Short Title:
Shortened name of the information resource
Abbreviated designator for the information resource
Short abstract/description of the information resource
Abstract/Description of the information resource
Indicates whether the information resource is internal, external, or shared.
Information Resource Type:
Information technology definition of information resource type
On Official System Inventory:
Indicates if the information resource will be counted towards official Agency counts of systems
Allows a System Administrator to enter alternate/historical names for the information resource and indicate the known as from and to dates for the name.
Allows a System Administrator to enter an alternate/historical name for an information resource.
Pick List Definitions
Internal information resources are EPA owned.
External information resources are not owned by EPA.
Shared information resources are co-owned by EPA and other organizations.
Info Resource Type
A model is a prediction tool that uses mathematical data to project experimental results. It is a small imitation of the real thing; a system of postulates, data, and inferences presented as a mathematical description of an entity or state of affairs.
System or Application
A discrete set of elements or components (e.g., software or computer programs) organized for the collection, processing, maintenance, use, sharing, dissemination, or disposition of information.