42  ·  Survey Results:  Survey Questions and Responses
Local numbering system 35 60%
Library of Congress Classification 6 10%
Dewey Decimal Classification 1 2%
Other numbering system 4 7%
Please specify the other numbering system.
As assigned for digital display.
Group Record Number.
NARA’s public catalog ARC (Archival Research Catalog).
Special collections call number.
Descriptive Standards for Artifact Records
31. Please indicate which content standards you use to describe your artifacts. Check all that apply.
N=58
Describing Archives: A Content Standards (DACS) 35 60%
AACR2 29 50%
Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus 20 35%
Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials 17 29%
Getty Union List of Artist Names 5 9%
Cataloging Cultural Objects 4 7%
ICONCLASS
Other content standard 14 24%
Please specify the other content standard.
Chenhall classification system, CHIN data dictionary, CIDOC, UK Spectrum
Graphic Materials: Rules for Describing Original Items and Historic Collections (Supplement to AACR2)
In-house descriptions
Internal checklist if not part of a larger archival collection
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