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Add a Term to PastPerfect 5
If you have experience cataloging museum collections in PastPerfect 5, then it is likely that at some point you’ve needed to use an object name
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How Can I Use Other Standards to Supplement My Use of Nomenclature?
In general, museums should choose a single classification system, such as Nomenclature, as the authoritative classification structure that they will
Helpful Tips for Finding and Choosing Lexicon Terms in Past Perfect 5.0
Picking the right Nomenclature term from Past Perfect can be a challenge if you’re unsure of where to look, especially when you aren’t quite sure
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Sandglass 18th Century The glass measures 1/4 minute, for each turn of the glass. Morristown National Historic Park, MORR 5546 Last call to submit
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