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The Data Model Resource Book series provides an extensive library of re-usable data models and patterns that we call "Universal Data Models" and "Universal Patterns for Data Modeling".

For our most comprehensive library of Universal Data Models which is maintained in various data modeling tools, visit our UDM Repository.

The Data Model Resource Book, Revised Edition, Volume 1, A Library of Universal Data Models For All Enterprises

Description: Volume 1 provides Universal Data Models for common types of data that exist in all enterprises such as party, product, order, invoice, work effort, accounting and human resource data.
Author: Len Silverston
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.

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The Data Model Resource Book, Revised Edition, Volume 2, A Library of Universal Data Models For Industry Types

Description: Volume 2 provides Universal Data Models for specific types of industries such as manufacturing, telecommunications, health care, insurance, financial services, professional services, travel and e-commerce.
Author: Len Silverston
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.

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The Data Model Resource Book, Volume 3, Universal Patterns for Data Modeling

Description: Volume 3 provides patterns for the most prevalent data modeling constructs such as ways to model roles, hierarchies, classifications, statuses, contact information, and business rules.
Authors: Len Silverston and Paul Agnew
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.

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The Data Model Resource CD-ROM for Volume 1 (Contains all the SQL to implement the models in the Volume 1 book)

Description: The Data Model Resource Book CD provides the associated SQL code for the models in Volume 1 and industry models that are in Volume 2 may be licensed by visiting the Book’s Companion Site shown below.
Author: Len Silverston
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.
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