Describing archives in context : a guide to Australasian practice / by the Australian Society of Archivists Committee on Descriptive Standards.

"The Australian Society of Archivists Descriptive Standards Committee has prepared this document to explain a significant aspect of Australian archival descriptive practice, the Australian series system"--Foreword.

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Corporate Author: Australian Society of Archivists. Committee on Descriptive Standards.
Format: Book
Published: Dickson, ACT : Australian Society of Archivists, [2007]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Development and functionality of the series system
  • Principles of series system description
  • Components of the series system--entities
  • Components of the series system--relationships
  • Components of the series system--metadata elements
  • Additional implementation considerations
  • Appendix 1. Glossary
  • Appendix 2. Examples of series system descriptions
  • Appendix 3. Series system implementations
  • Appendix 4. Relationship to other standards and guidelines
  • Appendix 5. Crosswalks to elements in other descriptive standards
  • Appendix 6. Collecting archives and the Australian series system
  • Appendix 7. Further reading.