U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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The Common Data Element Repository (CDER) Library is an online searchable repository of federal government program data elements, definitions, and attributes. The 4 founding principles of the CDER Library are:

  1. Provide access to agreed-upon data standards
  2. Improve federal financial transparency
  3. Promote consistency of federal financial business terms, definitions, attributes
  4. Assist the Federal Government in the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) package process

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