Help for Space@Penn Queries
Overview. Space@Penn data can be complex, and a listserv and adhoc
meetings are available to help you query the Warehouse and retrieve Space@Penn
data efficiently and effectively.
An elementary glossary
of terms used throughout the collection is available, but is not by
any means complete. If you have any suggestions for corrections or additions
to this glossary, please email the listserv.
A guideline to the assignment of program and function codes is available
Web Updater help.
Subscription to the listserv. When you are granted access to
the Space@Penn data in the Warehouse, a subscription is automatically
set up for you to participate in an E-mail listserv called SPACE-WH@LISTS.UPENN.EDU.
(Those with subscriptions to the list are called list members. If any
member sends an E-mail note to the list, every member of the list receives
When you have a question. If you have a question about the Space@Penn
data, please send E-mail to the list -- and if you have the answer to
a list member's question, please E-mail your reply to the list so all
the members can benefit from the discussion.
The list is also the place to send E-mail if you notice that some documentation
needs updating. For documentation published on the Web, please specify
the URL for the documentation that needs to be updated. For Business Objects
documentation (help for Objects), please specify the Universe, Class,
Notification about general and special meetings.From time to time,
notes are sent to the list to invite list members to general meetings
to discuss the Space@Penn data in the Warehouse, or to special interest
group meetings to discuss specific issues, such as developing additions
to the collection or linking Space@Penn data to other data collections.