Live Webinar: Navigating Nomenclature: Using the New Online Resource for Museum Cataloging
- Registration Closed
What is Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging, and how can I use it? Join two members of the AASLH Nomenclature Task Force as they give an overview of the Nomenclature system (for example, purpose, structure and cataloging conventions) and a demonstration of the key features of the online resource (including search, browse, download, and integration with museum software). A lot has changed since the 1978 publication of Nomenclature - it's now a freely available, bilingual and illustrated resource, available as Linked Open Data and maintained through a collaborative effort of AASLH, Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), and Parks Canada. Learn about plans for Nomenclature's future and how you can help Nomenclature develop to meet the needs of museums!
DATE: July 16, 2020
TIME: 3:00 - 4:00 pm EASTERN (Remember to adjust for your time zone)
ACCESS: You will be provided with instructions on how to access the live event upon registration.
Recording and Closed Captioning
We will record this event. Access the Recorded Webinar in the AASLH Resource Center after the event has passed. Registrants of this event receive complimentary access to the recording in their Dashboard.
Closed captioning is provided for the live event. A transcription of the closed captions is provided with the recording.
Heritage Information Analyst, Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN)
Heather Dunn is a Heritage Information Analyst at the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN). After working in a wide range of museums and galleries across Canada and the UK, she completed a Master’s degree in museum studies from University of Toronto. She joined CHIN in 1995 with a focus on standards for the management and documentation of museum collections. She has been a member of the Nomenclature Task Force since 2010, and was co-editor of Nomenclature 4.0.
Director, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Norwich University
John Hart is a graduate of The Cooperstown Graduate Program with an MA in History Museum Studies and holds a BA in History from St. Michael’s College in Vermont. John previously worked with the Fenimore Art Museum/The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, NY as the Assistant Curator of Collections and held this position when he joined the AASLH Nomenclature Task Force. In 2013 he joined the staff of the Sullivan Museum and History Center at Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private senior military college as the registrar/collections manager, which he held until June 2018 when he was appointed the museum’s director. John’s wife is also in the museum field and together they have two daughters, Lily and Josie.
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