32  ·  Survey Results:  Survey Questions and Responses
Library of Congress Name and Subject Authority for artist’s names and descriptions of subjects
Library of Congress Name Authority, Library of Congress Subject Headings
Limited use of CCO
Local description conventions
Local internal format
Locally developed standard, this practice is under review.
No official content standards have been used to describe our art objects.
Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum cataloging
None (2 responses)
Only minimal description
Rules for Archival Description (3 responses)
We do not currently have a standard.
16. Please indicate which metadata standards you use to describe your art objects. Check all that
apply. N=55
Encoded Archival Description (EAD) 37 67%
MARC 28 51%
Dublin Core 21 38%
VRA Core 5 9%
Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA) 2 4%
Other metadata standard 9 16%
Please specify the other metadata standard.
Archival Research Catalog (ARC)
Local description conventions
Locally developed standards. This practice is under review.
None (3 responses)
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