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Nomenclature Available as Linked Open Data

January 2020

Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging is now free for download in a number of formats! The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) are happy to announce that Nomenclature has been released under

New CCI and CHIN Podcast Episode

January 2020

A new episode of the podcast series CCI and CHIN: In Our Words is out now! Tune in to listen to “Charlie Costain: Scientist and Heritage Advocate.” Episodes are free. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Play or the podcast app

CCI and CHIN Announce a New Podcast Series

November 2019

The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) present their first podcast series: CCI and CHIN: In Our Words. Would you like to learn more about the evolution of the conservation of heritage collections in Canada?

The Spectrum 5.0 Standard is Now Available in French

October 2019

Spectrum is a British standard for collections management. Museums all over the world use the standard, whether for daily activities, such as moving objects and updating location records, or for occasional activities, such as updating insurance coverage. Thanks to a

Parks DVD Content Now Available in Nomenclature App

August 2019

The Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects (Parks DVD) website was decommissioned in August 2019. The content of the Parks DVD was harmonized with Nomenclature 4.0 for Museum Cataloging in 2017. In 2018, the Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging

New Bilingual Nomenclature Is Now Online

November 2018

Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging is a standard for classifying and naming objects in cultural collections. For over 40 years, the print version has been used by museums and heritage organizations. The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), Parks Canada and the

Terminology Sources for Consistent Museum Cataloguing

July 2018

Collections Trust, the UK-based organization helping museums to capture and share information on their collections, is seeking assistance from the Canadian museum community.

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