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Describing archives : a content standard.
Creator:
Society of American Archivists.
Title:
Describing archives : a content standard.
Alternate Title(s):
Also known as: DACS
Published/Created:
Chicago : Society of American Archivists, c2004.
Physical Description:
xxi, 269 p. ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
Z695.2 S625 2004 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Supersedes: Archives, personal papers, and manuscripts : a cataloging manual for archival repositories, historical societies, and manuscript libraries / compiled by Steven L. Hensen. 2nd ed. Chicago : Society of American Archivists, 1989.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-212).
Contents:
pt. 1. Describing archival materials. Levels of description -- Identity elements -- Content and structure elements -- Conditions of access and use elements -- Acquisition and appraisal elements -- Related materials elements -- Note elements --Description control elements -- pt. 2. Describing creators. Identifying creators -- Administrative/bibliographical history -- Authority records -- pt. 3. Forms of names. Forms of names for persons and families -- Form of geographic names -- Form of names for corporate bodies -- Appendix A. Glossary -- Appendix B. Companion standards -- Appendix C. Crosswalks -- Appendix D. Full EAD and MARC 21 examples.
Subject Terms:
Archives.
Cataloging -- standards.
Cataloging of archival materials -- Standards.
Contributors:
Hensen, Steven L., 1944- Archives, personal papers, and manuscripts.
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