Cataloging Cultural Objects

Cataloging Cultural Objects : A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images

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For the first time, under the leadership of the Visual Resources Association, a cross section of five visual and cultural heritage experts, along with scores of reviewers from varied institutions, have created a new data content standard focused on cultural materials. This cutting-edge reference offers practical resources for cataloging and flexibility to meet the needs of a wide range of institutions - from libraries to museums to archives to visual collections. Consistently following these guidelines for selecting, ordering, and formatting data used to populate metadata elements in cultural materials' catalog records: promotes good descriptive cataloging and reduces redundancy; builds a foundation of shared documentation; creates data sharing opportunities; and, complements existing standards (AACR).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 210.82 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 929.86g
  • ALA Editions
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • 0838935648
  • 9780838935644
  • 1,739,895

About Murtha Baca

The Visual Resources Association is a multi-disciplinary community of image management professionals working in educational and cultural heritage environments and actively supporting the primacy of visual culture in the educational experiece.
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