ART INFORMATION TASK FORCE (AITF)

Categories for the Description of Works of Art

Bibliography of Controlled Vocabulary Sources

(arranged by abbreviated title)

AAT

{Thesaurus. American English with British English equivalents. approx. 25,000 descriptors}

Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT). 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press on behalf of the Getty Art History Information Program, 1994. Bibliographical references. ISBN 0-19-509155-8.

Art & Architecture Thesaurus, Authority Reference Tool®. Version 2.0. New York: Oxford University Press on behalf of the Getty Art History Information Program, 1994. Bibliographical references. ISBN 0-19-508885-9.

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AAT: Date Guidelines

{Data formatting rules. English}

"Date and Geographic Name Guidelines" in Appendix A of Chapter 3, Guide to Indexing and Cataloging with the Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT). 2nd ed. Edited by Toni Petersen and Patricia Barnett. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

ISBN 0-19-508880-8.

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ACRL/RBMS Binding Terms

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 275 descriptors}

Binding Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging. Prepared by the [Bibliographic] Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, ACRL/ALA. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1988. Bibliography pp. vii-ix. ISBN 0-8389-7210-1.

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ACRL/RBMS Genre Terms

{Thesaurus. English. 414 descriptors}

Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging. 2nd. ed. Prepared by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, ACRL/ALA. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1991. Bibliography p. vi. ISBN 08389-7516-X.

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ACRL/RBMS Paper Terms

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 275 descriptors}

Paper Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging. Prepared by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, ACRL/ALA. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1990. Bibliography p. v. ISBN 0-8389-7427-9.

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ACRL/RBMS Printing and Publishing Evidence

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 160 descriptors}

Printing and Publishing Evidence: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging. Prepared by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (ACRL/ALA). Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1986. Bibliography p. iv. ISBN 0-8389-7108-3.

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ACRL/RBMS Type Evidence

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 125 descriptors}

Type Evidence: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloging. Prepared by the Bibliographic Standards Committee of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section, ACRL/ALA. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 1990. Bibliography pp. v-vi. ISBN 0-8389-7428-7.

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Base Mérimée: Lexique

{Thesaurus. French. approx. 1,400 descriptors -- equivalent terms listed from the Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) and the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME)}

Base Mérimée: Lexique d'interrogation pour les champs: dénomination, parties constituantes, ouvrages remarquables [draft]. Edited by Catherine Chaplain, Monique Chatenet, Jean Davoigneau, Anne-Clair Rochet under the direction of L'inventaire général de la documentation et de la protection du patrimoine, Ministère de la Culture et de la Francophonie, draft September 1993.

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BGN Publications

{Gazetteers. English}

For a comprehensive annotated bibliography of the publications of the Board on Geographic Names (BGN), see Orth, Donald J. Geographic Names and the Federal Government: A Bibliography. Compiled by Donald J. Orth with the assistance of Elizabeth Unger Mangan. Washington, DC: Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, 1990.

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British Archaeological Thesaurus

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 2,000 descriptors}

Lavell, Cherry. British Archaeological Thesaurus: For Use with British Archaeological Abstracts, and Other Publications in British Archaeology. (Practical handbooks in archaeology; no. 4.) London: Council for British Archaeology, 1989. Bibliography pp. 10-11. ISBN 0-9067-8077-2.

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Canadiana Authorities

{Name authority. English, French. approx. 300,000 headings}

National Library of Canada. Canadiana Authorities / Canadiana, vedettes d'authorité. 26/12/79- . [Ottawa: National Library of Canada Bibliothèque nationale du Canada], 1979- . Microfiche: negative. Continues: National Library of Canada. CAN/MARC authorities.

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Dictionarium Museologicum

{Vocabulary list. English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Esperanto, Finnish, Hungarian, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Rumanian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Swedish. 1,632 entries}

Dictionarium Museologicum. Compiled by the Working Group on Terminology of ICOM's International Committee for Documentation (CIDOC). Budapest: International Council of Museums, 1986. Appendices. ISBN 963-571-174-3.

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Garnier's Thesaurus iconographique

{Thesaurus. French. approx. 3,200 descriptors}

Garnier, François. Thesaurus iconographique: système descriptif des représentations. Paris : Le Leopard d'or, 1984. ISBN 2-86377-03202.

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Geosaurus

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 9,000 descriptors and 30,000 cross references}

Geosaurus: Geosystems' Thesaurus of Geoscience. 4th ed. London, England: Geosystems, 1981. ISBN 0-901806-07-2.

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Glass' Subject Index for the Visual Arts

{Subject heading list. English. approx. 2,000 descriptors}

Glass, Elizabeth. A Subject Index for the Visual Arts. Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Deparment of Paintings. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1969. 2 v.

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ICOM Costume Terms

{Classified vocabulary list. English, French, German. approx. 150 terms}

Vocabulary of Basic Terms for Cataloging Costume / Vocabulaire de base pour les fichers de costume. Prepared by the ICOM International Committee for the Museums and Collections of Costume. Waffen- und Kostümekunde 24:2 (1982): pp. 119-151.

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ICONCLASS

{Classification scheme. English}

Waal, H. van de. ICONCLASS: An Iconographical Classification System. Completed and edited by L.D. Couprie with E. Tholen, G. Vellekoop. Amsterdam and New York: North-Holland Publishing Company, 1973-1985.

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Index of Jewish Art

{Subject heading list. English, with French and Hebrew indexes. approx. 800 entries}

Narkiss, Bezalel. Index of Jewish Art: An Iconographical Index of Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts by Bezalel Narkiss, Gabrielle Sed-Rajna; in collaboration with Jonathan Benjamin [et al.]. Jerusalem and Paris: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities: Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes, 1976-<1988>: München; New York: K.G. Saur; v. 4 imprint: Budapest: Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Bibliographical references.

ISBN 3-598-10207-0 (v. 2); ISBN 965-208-0527 (v. 3); ISBN 963-7302-42-5 (v. 4).

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ISO 639: Language Codes

{Data formatting rules. English, French}

International Organization for Standardization. Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages / Codes pour la représentation des noms de langue. 1st ed. [Geneva, Switzerland]: International Organization for Standardization, 1988. Index.

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ISO 5127-1: Documentation and Information

{Glossary. English, French. approx. 77 terms}

International Organization for Standardization. Documentation and Information. Vocabulary. Part 1, Basic Concepts / Documentation et information. Vocabulaire. Partie 1, Notions fondamentales. 1st ed. [Geneva, Switzerland]: International Organization for Standardization, 1983. Index.

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ISO 5127-3: Iconic Documents

{Glossary. English, French. 60 terms in each language}

International Organization for Standardization. Documentation and Information. Part 3, Iconic Documents / Documentation et information. Vocabulaire. Partie 3, Documents iconiques. 1st ed. [Geneva, Switzerland]: International Organization for Standardization, 1988.

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ISO 5127-11: Audio-visual Documents

{Glossary. English, French. 28 terms}

International Organization for Standardization. Documentation and Information. Vocabulary. Part 11, Audio-visual Documents / Documentation et information. Vocabulaire. Partie 11, Documents audiovisuels. 2nd ed. [Geneva, Switzerland]: International Organization for Standardization, 1987.

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ISO 8601: Dates & Times

{data formatting rules. English, French}

International Organization for Standardization. Data Elements and Interchange Formats. Information Interchange. Representation of Dates and Times. [Geneva, Switzerland]: International Organization for Standardization, 1988. Annexes.

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LC Descriptive Terms for Graphic Materials

{Subject heading list. English. 513 preferred headings, 290 non-preferred headings}

Descriptive Terms for Graphic Materials: Genre and Physical Characteristic Headings. Compiled by Helena Zinkham and Elisabeth Betz Parker (Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress). Washington, DC: Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service, 1986. Bibliographical references.

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LC Name Authorities

{Name authority. English. approx. 2.7 million headings (as of mid-1991)}

Library of Congress. Name Authorities. Cumulative microform ed. [Washington, DC]: Library of Congress Cataloging Publication Division, 1982. Microfiche.

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LCSH

{Subject heading list. English. approx. 212,310 preferred headings, 196,956 non-preferred (as of 9/30/94)}

Library of Congress Cataloging Policy and Support Office. Library of Congress Subject Headings. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service, 1994. Microfiche.

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LC Thesaurus for Graphic Materials

{Thesaurus. English. 3,567 descriptors}

LC Thesaurus for Graphic Materials: Topical Terms for Subject Access. Compiled by Elisabeth Betz Parker (Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress); introduction by Jackie M. Dooley. Washington, DC: Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service, 1987. Bibliographical references.

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Moving Image Materials

{Subject headings. English. approx. 185 descriptors}

Yee, Martha M. Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms. Compiled by Martha M. Yee for the National Moving Image Database Standards Committee, National Center for Film and Video Preservation, the American Film Institute; coordinated by Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress. 1st ed. Washington, DC: Library of Congress Cataloging Distribution Service, 1988.

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Revised Nomenclature

{Thesaurus. English. approx. 7,500 descriptors}

Chenhall, Robert G. The Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging: A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-made Objects. James R. Blackaby, Patricia Greeno, and the Nomenclature committee. Nashville, TN : AASLH Press, 1988. Bibliographies. ISBN 0-910050-93-7.

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Reyniès' Le Mobilier Domestique

{Illustrated glossary. French. approx. 4,000 entries}

Reyniès, Nicole de. Le Mobilier domestique; vocabulaire typologique. Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1987. Bibliography pp. 1177-1190. ISBN 2-11-080917-5.

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TGN

{Name authority. approx. 300,000 entries}

Thesaurus of Geographic Names. Forthcoming from the Getty Art History Information Program.

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Tozzer Library Headings

{Subject heading list. English. approx. 4,500 headings}

Tozzer Library. Tozzer Index to Anthropological Subject Headings, Harvard University. 2nd rev. ed. Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall, 1981. ISBN 0-81610405-0.

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ULAN

{Name authority. approx. 200,000 names, representing approx. 100,000 individuals}

Union List of Artist Names. James M. Bower, project manager; Murtha Baca, senior editor. New York: G.K. Hall on behalf of the Getty Art History Information Program, 1994. Bibliographical references. ISBN 0-8161-0725-4 (print).

Union List of Artist Names, Authority Reference Tool®. Version 1.0. New York : G.K. Hall on behalf of the Getty Art History Information Program, 1994. Bibliographical references. ISBN 0-8161-0725-4 (diskettes).

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Villard

{Classified vocabulary list. French. approx. 200 terms}

Villard, Laurence. "Époque et style des antiquités classiques" pp. 25-28 in his Système descriptif des antiquités classiques. Paris: Ministère de la Culture; Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 1984. ISBN 2-7118-0248-5.

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Yale British Artists

{Name authority. English. 4,520 names}

Yale Center for British Art. Photograph Archive. British Artists Authority List. Developed by the Yale Center for British Art Photograph Archive; supervised by Anne-Marie Logan; edited by Kerry Sullivan. (VRA special bulletin; no. 1). [S.l.: Visual Resources Association], 1987.