Use Cases

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Creating and editing schemas using the NSDL schema creation tool

The tool should allow a user to create, maintain and remove resource descriptions which they own within the NSDL registry.

  1. Add Agency description
    • Create description of Agency
    • Save description of Agency
    • Submit description of Agency to registry
  2. Edit/Update Agency description
    • Open existing description of Agency
    • Amend description of Agency
    • Save description of Agency
    • Re-submit description of Agency to registry
  3. Remove Agency description
    • Open existing description of Agency
    • Remove existing description of Agency (Do not permit removal if used in relationships?)
  4. Add Element Set description
    • Create description of Element Set
    • For each Element in Element Set, create description of Element
    • Save description of Element Set
    • Submit description of Element Set to registry
  5. Edit/Update Element Set description
    • Open existing description of Element Set
    • Amend description of Element Set
    • For each Element to be amended, open existing description of Element, amend description of Element
    • For each Element to be added, create description of Element
    • For each Element to be removed, remove description of Element (Do not permit removal if Element used in relationships?)
    • Save description of Element Set
    • Re-submit description of Element Set to registry
  6. Remove Element Set description
    • Open existing description of Element Set
    • Remove existing description of Elements in Element Set, remove existing description of Element Set (Do not permit removal if any Element used in relationships, or if Element Set used in relationships?)
  7. Add Encoding Scheme description
    • Create description of Encoding Scheme
    • For each Value in Encoding Scheme, create description of Value
    • Save description of Encoding Scheme
    • Submit description of Encoding Scheme to registry
  8. Edit/Update Encoding Scheme description
    • Open existing description of Encoding Scheme
    • Amend description of Encoding Scheme
    • For each Value to be amended, open existing description of Value, amend description of Value
    • For each Value to be added, create description of Value
    • For each Value to be removed, remove description of Value
    • Save description of Encoding Scheme
    • Re-submit description of Encoding Scheme to registry
  9. Remove Encoding Scheme description
    • Open existing description of Encoding Scheme
    • Remove existing description of Values in Encoding Scheme (OK because no references), remove existing description of Encoding Scheme (Do not permit removal if Encoding Scheme used in relationships)
  10. Add Application Profile description
    • Create description of Application Profile
    • For each Element Usage in Application Profile, create description of Element Usage. Note: a Element Usage does not automatically inherit the Encoding Schemes associated with the used Element. Any relevant Encoding Schemes must be explicitly associated with the Element Usage.
    • Save description of Application Profile
    • Submit description of Application Profile to registry
  11. Edit/Update Application Profile description
    • Open existing description of Application Profile
    • Amend description of Application Profile
    • For each Element Usage to be amended, open existing description of Element Usage, amend description of Element Usage
    • For each Element Usage to be added, create description of Element Usage
    • For each Element Usage to be removed, remove description of Element Usage (OK because no references)
    • Save description of Application Profile
    • Re-submit description of application to registry
  12. Remove Application Profile description
    • Open existing description of Application Profile
    • Remove existing description of Element Usages in Application Profile, remove existing description of Application Profile (OK because no references)

Creating and editing annotations

  1. Add commentator description
    • Prompt for details on first attempt to create annotation
  2. Edit commentator description
    • Amend description
  3. Add annotation description
    • Click on annotations button
    • Enter details of annotation
    • Specify whether public or private
    • Specify type of annotation
    • Specify whether it is public or private annotation
  4. Edit annotation description
    • Open existing annotation
    • Amend text
  5. Remove annotation description
    • Delete annotation