Scrapbooks, Albums, and other Mixed Content Memorabilia

From the Smoky Hill Museum Collections, Salina, Kansas I recently spotted a…


But it's a Urinal! Naming art objects that might not look like art

Naming artwork can be challenging and many of the questions I get from users of…


In a Pence-ive Mood about Coins

Penny (2 pence), George III, Great Britain, 1797 Wisconsin Historical Society…


Using Nomenclature - Adding Specialist Terms

  Photo courtesy Kili / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain Nomenclature…


Is it a Frisbee? Issues in Cross-Indexing Advertising Media

A few years ago, I gave an intern a routine assignment to take inventory of our…


The Way We Word: Introducing a Blog for Users of Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging

AASLH and the Nomenclature 3.0 Task Force are pleased to introduce this blog…