University of Illinois System

Data Assistance

BANNER Forms Data Standards - Standards for usage of BANNER HR data fields.

Reporting Concepts (Adobe Acrobat) - Provides reporting tips and guidelines for the use of Banner data.

EDW Metadata - Metadata is documentation on the Enterprise Data Warehouse provided by Decision Support. This documentation is an important tool in report writing because it provides the report writer with the definition and meaning behind the data. You can search the metadata for specific fields as well as view data models and data dictionaries which can also be useful when trying to understand the meaning of data.