How Can My Museum Change from One Classification System to Another?

This post is an excerpt from a paper that was previously published in the…


The Next Word on Nomenclature at the AASLH Annual Meeting

“ "It’s only words, and words are all I have to catalog that thing.” Ancient…


Souvenirs: How Nomenclature 3.0 Helped Make Sense of My Personal Collection

Carving from Chichen Itza When I was a graduate student in museum studies, my…


Military Awards: Medals and Ribbons

Working with a military focused collection can be a daunting task. Awards can…


Overcoming “No Definition” Cataloging

RCA television, c. 1960Wisconsin Historical Society 1995.18.1 Television:  A…


Epilogue to "Betty’s Shoebox"

Note:  This post by Rosemary Campbell is an epilogue to a previous article in…


I Remember When - Part 3 (Betty’s Shoebox)

Betty's Shoebox - or, How I Came to Nomenclature Image courtesy of the Computer…


How to Use Nomenclature 3.0 - Toys and Models

Toys and models pose a challenge for many cataloguers.  It is obvious that…


Key, Spoon? - New Terms Are Easy to Submit

Key, Spoon? – New Terms Are Easy to Submit Do you need Nomenclature terms for…


I Remember When...Part 2

Computers first began to be used for management of museum collection records…