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AMICO Sample Records

Cataloging Remarks and Possible Enhancements

Group
Tag
Comments
Example
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OTY
Where CLT equals OTY, CLT may be omitted. ex.PMA_.E1924-4-1.html
ex.CCP_.94.057.038.html
ex.FASF.8643.html
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OPP
Useful when the work is a portion or a fragment of a larger work to describe the relationship. ex.AIC_.1929.739.html
ex.BMFA.60.637.html
CLG
  CLT Should reference AAT if possible. ex.FASF.60406.html
 
CLT
Where CLT equals OTY, CLT may be omitted. ex.PMA_.E1924-4-1.html
ex.CCP_.94.057.038.html
ex.FASF.8643.html
OTG
  OTN Primary title should be listed first within the group, followed by variations. ex.CMA_.1940.465.a.html
 
OTT
The term 'Title' by itself is redundant and should be omitted. ex.SAAM.1967.59.1055.html
ex.SAAM.1992.2.1.html
 
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MET
While this is a free text field, standardizing the use of H or height, in., inches or ", etc. would create uniformity and enhance indexing.
It is helpful also to qualify what is being measured (height or width, framed or unframed, etc.)as well as indicating the units of measure.
Breaking this field's content down in the MEG enhances indexing.
ex.AKAG.1964.16.html
ex.WAC_.97.121.html
ex.DIA_.21.193.html
ex.JPGM.83.AA.38.html
MEG  
  MCM Indicate what is being measured ( framed or unframed, etc.) ex.DIA_.21.193.html
 
MED
Standardizing the use of H or height, in., inches or ", etc. would create uniformity and enhance indexing.
ex.DIA_.21.193.html
OMG  
 
OMD
Helpful to break into OMT, OMM, and/or OMS to enhance indexing. ex.MACM.D9523MD3.html
 
 
OIN
'?' Could be made clearer. ex.AGO_.96.572.html
CRG  
  CRT Display form of creator name; additional biographical information may be included within the CRG group in the appropriate fields. ex.AKAG.1964.16.html
 
CRC
This field is useful for creating a work's citation and should be included whenever possible. ex.AKAG.1964.16.html
ex.MBAM.Dr.1975.6.html
ex.GEH_.81.1791.0014.html
 
CDT
Establish a consistent format for creation place, which sometimes goes from large to small, sometimes small to large.
This field, along with CRC, is used for creating a work's citation and should be included whenever possible.
ex.AKAG.1964.16.html
ex.WAC_.97.121.html
ex.AGO_.95.143.html
ex.MBAM.Dr.1975.6.html
ex.WAC_.88.385.html
ex.BMFA.61.495.html
ex.GEH_.81.1791.0014.html
ex.NGC_.1519.html
 
CRR
Useful for distinguishing each creator's contributions in works with multiple creators. ex.BMFA.61.495.html
ex.SAAM.1992.2.1.html
CXG  
  CXP Add names of related people to enrich potential search capabilities. ex.MCAS.87.29.html
OOG  
 
OOP
Considering the International use of of the database, it would be helpful to consistently include Member country. ex.DIA_.21.193.html
ex.FASF.8643.html
ex.CCP_.81.110.061.html
ex.MMA_.1987.47.2.html
 
  OPO Useful in provenance research. ex.GEH_.81.1791.0014.html
ORG  
 
ORS
Needed for modern/contemporary works. ex.MACM.D9523MD3.html
ex.MCAS.87.29.html
ex.WAC_.88.385.html

 

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