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Archives and Authority Control

Michelson, Avra, ed. Archives and Authority Control, Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 1989.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
(PDF)
Introduction: Descriptive Standards and the Archival Profession
by Avra Michelson (PDF)
An Introduction to Authority Control for Archivists
by Jackie M. Dooley (PDF)
Development of an Authority Control System for the Smithsonian Institution Libraries
by Thomas Garnett (PDF)
Authority Files in an Archival Setting
by Marion Matters (PDF)
Development of Authority Control Systems within the Archival Profession
by Lisa B. Weber (PDF)
Technical Requirements and Prospects for Authority Control in the SIBIS-Archives Database
by Richard V. Szary (PDF)
Discussion
by David Bearman, Facilitator (PDF)
Bibliography (PDF)
Contributors (PDF)

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