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Title Cataloging cultural objects : a guide to describing cultural works and their images / Murtha Baca [and others].
Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2006.

Subject Cultural property -- Documentation -- Standards.
Antiquities -- Documentation -- Standards.
Architecture -- Documentation -- Standards.
Art -- Documentation -- Standards.
Cataloging -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cataloging of art -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cataloging of pictures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Name Baca, Murtha.
Visual Resources Association.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 396 pages) : illustrations
Note "On behalf of the Visual Resources Association."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-373) and index.
Contents Introduction. Purpose ; Audience ; Scope and methodology -- pt. 1. General guidelines -- pt. 2. Elements. Object naming ; Creator information ; Physical characteristics ; Stylistic, cultural, and chronological information ; Location and geography ; Subject ; Class ; Description ; View information -- pt. 3. Authorities.
Summary "Now for the first time, under the leadership of the Visual Resources Association, 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 reference offers practical resources for cataloging and flexibility to meet the needs of a wide range of institutions - from libraries to museums to archives. These guidelines for selecting, ordering, and formatting data used to populate metadata elements in cultural materials' catalog records will, when followed consistently, promote good descriptive cataloging and reduce redundancy." "This is a reference for museum professionals, visual resources curators, archivists, librarians, and anyone who documents cultural objects (including architecture, paintings, sculpture, prints, manuscripts, photographs, visual media, performance art, archaeological sites, and artifacts) and their images."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0838998496 (electronic bk.)
9780838998496 (electronic bk.)
0838935648
9780838935644
OCLC # 76271301
Additional Format Print version: Cataloging cultural objects. Chicago : American Library Association, 2006 0838935648 (DLC) 2006013342 (OCoLC)69423127