|Definition||User Name is a unique sequence of symbols (e.g.characters) employed as part of information system activities to uniquely identify a user and allow access to such things as computer systems, computer networks, data or online accounts.|
|Explanation|| Also called login name, logon name, sign-in name, sign-on name. For access purposes a unique name as an ID is assumed or required.
"each file has a unique name, that each collection has a unique name, that each access role has a unique name, and that each access permission has a unique name. "
|Examples|| "In many data management systems, multiple naming conventions may be used. For example, a user may be identified by:
• User_ID, a unique number assigned to the user • User_name, an ascii string assigned to the user"
|References|| RDA Practical Policy "Outcomes Policy Templates:
Practical Policy Working Group, September 2014 https://www.rd-alliance.org/filedepot?cid=104&fid=556
|Scope||Practical Policy WG|