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Nomenclature 4.0 – Available For Pre-Order

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Order Nomenclature 4.0 for Museum Cataloging directly through Rowman & Littlefield

Order Nomenclature 4.0 for Museum Cataloging directly through Rowman & Littlefield

Ordering Nomenclature 4.0

The Nomenclature Task Force is pleased and excited to announce that Nomenclature 4.0 is now available to pre-order!

Please visit the publisher’s website to order Nomenclature 4.0 For Museum Cataloging.

Earlier this year Paul Bourcier’s blog “For the Record: Nomenclature…Moving 4-ward” ended with thanking everyone who contributed to this edition of Nomenclature, because “this product is truly a group effort.”

Indeed, Nomenclature 4.0 is a group effort and the task force extends thanks once again to everyone who suggested terms and ideas for this new book! In fact, this edition incorporates many new terms in direct response to recommendations made and needs expressed by colleagues ‘in the trenches’ of collections and collections records management.

“Thanks to everyone who has contributed ideas for the new edition.  This product is truly a group effort.” For the Record: Nomenclature…Moving 4-ward

Nomenclature 4.0 is the most up-to-date print edition of one of North America’s most popular controlled vocabularies for naming and classifying objects in historical museums.  Building on professional standards and a hierarchical structure introduced in the last edition, Nomenclature 4.0 features expanded coverage and revisions reflecting new research and contributions by museum professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada.

  • An introductory essay featuring a Nomenclature users’ guide and a discussion of best cataloging practices
  • A list of more than 14,600 preferred object terms, organized according to a six-level classification hierarchy first introduced in Nomenclature 3.0
  • An alphabetical index of more than 16,900 preferred and non-preferred terms
  • A revised and updated users’ guide with new tips and advice
  • An expanded controlled vocabulary featuring nearly 950 new preferred terms
  • 475 more non-preferred terms in the index
  • An expanded and reorganized section on water transportation
  • Expanded coverage of exchange media, digital collections, electronic devices, archaeological and ethnographic objects, and more!

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4 Responses to “Nomenclature 4.0 – Available For Pre-Order”

  1. September 04, 2015 at 2:53 pm, Ohio Museums Monthly - September - Ohio Museums Association said:

    […] The American Association for State and Local History has announced that Nomenclature 4.0 is available for pre-order! Nomenclature 4.0 is the most up-to-date print edition of one of North America’s most popular controlled vocabularies for classifying and naming objects in historical museums.  Building on professional standards and a hierarchical structure introduced in the last edition, Nomenclature 4.0 features expanded coverage and revision by reflecting new research and contributions by museum professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Order Nomenclature 4.0 directly through Rowman & Littlefield at https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442250987 for a 25% discount. Use promo code 4F15NMCL4 before 12/31/2015 at checkout for 25% off! Read the Nomenclature Blog The Way We Word: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature/. Blog on Nomenclature 4.0 Pre-Order: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature-4-0-available-for-pre-order/. […]

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  2. October 03, 2015 at 12:52 pm, Ohio Museums Monthly - October - Ohio Museums Association said:

    […] The American Association for State and Local History has announced that Nomenclature 4.0 is available for pre-order! Nomenclature 4.0 is the most up-to-date print edition of one of North America’s most popular controlled vocabularies for classifying and naming objects in historical museums.  Building on professional standards and a hierarchical structure introduced in the last edition, Nomenclature 4.0 features expanded coverage and revision by reflecting new research and contributions by museum professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Order Nomenclature 4.0 directly through Rowman & Littlefield at https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442250987 for a 25% discount. Use promo code 4F15NMCL4 before 12/31/2015 at checkout for 25% off! Read the Nomenclature Blog The Way We Word: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature/. Blog on Nomenclature 4.0 Pre-Order: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature-4-0-available-for-pre-order/. […]

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  3. November 05, 2015 at 8:22 pm, Ohio Museums Monthly - November said:

    […] Blog The Way We Word: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature/. Blog on Nomenclature 4.0 Pre-Order: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature-4-0-available-for-pre-order/. The Ohio Connecting to Collections Steering Team is pleased to announce the availability of […]

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  4. December 02, 2015 at 9:33 pm, Ohio Museums Monthly - December - Ohio Museums Association said:

    […] The American Association for State and Local History has announced that Nomenclature 4.0 is available for pre-order! Nomenclature 4.0 is the most up-to-date print edition of one of North America’s most popular controlled vocabularies for classifying and naming objects in historical museums.  Building on professional standards and a hierarchical structure introduced in the last edition, Nomenclature 4.0 features expanded coverage and revision by reflecting new research and contributions by museum professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Order Nomenclature 4.0 directly through Rowman & Littlefield at https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442250987 for a 25% discount. Use promo code 4F15NMCL4 before 12/31/2015 at checkout for 25% off! Read the Nomenclature Blog The Way We Word: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature/. Blog on Nomenclature 4.0 Pre-Order: http://blogs.aaslh.org/nomenclature-4-0-available-for-pre-order/. […]

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