The Data-Core contains the TARDIS's technical specifications, and 18,348 Emergency Procedures. The Data-Core Query System provides access to the TARDIS Operator's Manual. However non-Time Lords will only have General Clearance, limiting which information they can accesses. For security purposes there are no flight instructions but it does have notes on the landing protocol.
The following color code is used:
- Black: For information from the TV Series, including Dimensions in Time, and 1996 TV Movie.
- Blue: For information from the Novels and Audios including Target, Virgin, BCC, and Big Finish.
- Green: For information from 'licensed' reference sources such as the Technical Manual, Doctor Who Magazine, and the Role Playing Games.
- Red: For information from unofficial sources -The Faction Paradox series, behind the scenes interviews, author's speculation, and popular fan belief.
The TARDIS Technical Index is copyright Will B Swift.