Potential items to track for each database
  • short name
  • long name
  • short description (1 clear sentence)
  • long description
  • tutorial video url
  • text tutorial url or all text
  • access restrictions
  • in SuperSearch
  • in Specialized SuperSearch (which ones) (multiple)
  • subject area category (multiple)
  • detailed category listing (i.e. holocaust lit, string theory, contemporary middle eastern liberation movements)(multiple) ? (suggested and no requirement that this be filled in)
  • publisher
  • status
  • status message (i.e. "Currently experiencing difficulties, cannot access from off campus or other custom message)
  • detail level - (whether the db specializes in overviews vs. very specific information)
  • reference/general resource/ encyclopedia/dictionary (find out correct vernacular for this type of object)
  • general vs specialized topic area (will it be useful to all or most students, or just a specific subset)
  • in print collections
  • popularity or usage
  • who pays for database (cowles or specific school/office) (*)
  • technical contact (*)