Parks DVD Content Now Available in Nomenclature App

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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 web application was launched. It contains the complete Nomenclature 4.0, the harmonized vocabulary from the Parks DVD and new French equivalents. Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging has now replaced the Parks DVD.

Parks DVD users who transition to Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging will find a very similar classification system and most of the same terms. However, some terms have been changed, moved or removed, and there are slight differences in a few of the classifications. The following can help with the transition:

Please contact Heather Dunn or Nathalie Guénette for more information.

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