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Nomenclature 4.0 for museum cataloguing

Nomenclature 4.0 for Museum Cataloging is an updated and expanded edition of Robert G. Chenhall’s system for classifying man-made objects, originally published in 1978.

Nomenclature is the standard cataloguing tool for thousands of museums and historical organisations across the United States and Canada. Nomenclature is a hard-copy publication but you can follow the link on this page to find out more about it and for linked resources and details of the Nomenclature Task Force. There is also a How to use Nomenclature 4.0 presentation you can view at this link.

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Date created: 2014

Author: American Association for State and Local History

Publisher: American Association for State and Local History