Training, software, system, administration, and user manuals are listed below. All manuals are downloadable in the file type indicated or otherwise obtainable by clicking on the title.

Document TypeTitleDescriptionOrganizationContactDateFile Type/Size
ManualEditor's Training Manual

This training manual consists of the following main sections: 

  • An Introduction to the EPA Terminology System and Services
  • Getting Started - Logging on, Selecting a Taskview, and Searching
  • Creating and Modifying Glossaries & Lists of Terms and Definitions
  • Creating and Modifying Taxonomies and Other Hierarchies
  • Setting Up a New Vocabulary
OEI-OIC-IESD-DSBAngelina HurstOctober 10, 2012Adobe Acrobat File  2121.363 KB
ManualGlossary Management Guide

This manual provides concise instruction for glossary stewards who wish to edit or update their glossaries. These changes will become immediately visible in the published glossary in Terminology Services.

OEI-OIC-IESD-DSBAngelina HurstOctober 10, 2012Adobe Acrobat File  828.3359375 KB
ManualLinking to Terminology Services

This flyer provides clear, step-by-step instructions on how to link from any web page to a given glossary in Terminology Services. 

It explains how to generate the HTML to be inserted into the web page.

OEI-OIC-IESD-DSBAngelina HurstOctober 10, 2012Adobe Acrobat File  246.3505859375 KB
ManualBest Practices in Terminology Development and Management: A Guide for EPA Editors and Stewards

This manual is organized into several sections around the process recommended when planning, developing, and maintaining a vocabulary. The manual discusses how to create a new vocabulary and its content, including general good practices related to the selection of terms and relationships. A section is devoted to the issue of governance and collaborative vocabulary development. Guidelines in this manual are not mandatory but are intended to help vocabulary Editors and Stewards develop and maintain vocabularies of high quality and usefulness.

OEI-OIC-IESD-DSBAngelina HurstOctober 10, 2012Microsoft Word File  709.5 KB

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