NCA Rules

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Date added 17 December 2009
Last edited 17 December 2009

Full Title

National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names

Description

The NCA Rules provide a a set of rules to ensure consistency when creating index headings or access points for personal, place and corporate names, during cataloguing activities.

Standards Developing Organisation

NCA

Rights

No available information

Lifecycle Actions

Access, Use and Reuse
Description and Representation Information

Standard Framework

Digital Archive Standards

Standard Type

Metadata Content Standards

Current Version

Further Information

Paradigm Workbook: Indexing and Authority Files [external]
Overview of how the NCA Rules fit into the Indexing and Authority Files landscape.

Alternative Current Versions

None.

Previous Versions

None.

Referenced Standards

AACR2
Archives, Personal Papers and Manuscripts: a Cataloguing Manual for Archival Repositories, Historical Societies, and Manuscript Libraries
ISAAR(CPF)
ISAD(G)
Rules for Archival Description