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A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology
2097 definitions by Library of Congress, and Society of American Archivists

A4A and B Wind PrintingAbandoned Property Law (also Unclaimed Property Law)Aberrant DateAbstractAcademy FileAcademy FormatAcademy of Certified Archivists (ACA)Accelerated Aging TestAccessAccess CopyAccess CopyAccess DateAccessibilityAccessionAccession NumberAccession RecordAccessions List (also Accessions Ledger, Accessions Log, Accessions Register)Access PointAccess PolicyAcclimationAccompanying MaterialAccountAccountabilityAccount BookAccretionAccrualAccumulationAccuracy (Accurate)AcidAcid-Free PaperAcid Migration (also Called Acid Transfer)AcquisitionAcquisition MicrofilmAcquisition PolicyAcrobatActActionActionable InformationAction CopyActive RecordsAcutanceAdded EntryAdditionAddressAddresseeAdequacy of DocumentationAdministrative ControlAdministrative HistoryAdministratively Controlled InformationAdministrative MetadataAdministrative MicrofilmingAdministrative Records (also Administrative Support Records)Administrative RegulationAdministrative ValueAdmissibility (Admissible)Aerial PhotographAgencyAgency RecordAgentAggregated RecordsAgreementAlbertypeAlbumAlbumen PhotographAlienationAlkali (Alkaline)Alkaline-Reserve PaperAlphabetic-Subject Filing SystemAlpha CelluloseAlphanumericAlphanumeric Filing System (also Numeric-Alphabetic Filing System)AlterationAlternative TitleAmbrotypeAmendmentAmerican Association for State and Local History (AASLH)American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)American Library Association (ALA)American National Standards Institute (ANSI)American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII)Ammonia ProcessAnalogAnalysisAnalytical Bibliography (also Critical Bibliography)Analytical EntryAnalytical IndexAnalytical InventoryAncient DocumentsAnglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR, AACR2, AACR2R)Ann Arbor AccordsAnnexAnnotationAnnual ReportAnonymityAnthronymyAntiquarianismAperture CardAppendix (Appendixes, Appendices)ApplicationApplication Program Interface (Sometimes Called Middleware) (API)AppraisalArchaeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA)Architectural DrawingArchitectural RecordsArchitectural RenderingArchitectureArchivalArchival BondArchival DescriptionArchival IntegrityArchival JurisdictionArchival Medium (Archival Media)Archival NatureArchival ProcessingArchival QualityArchival RecordsArchival ScienceArchival SoftwareArchival Storage ConditionsArchival StructureArchival StudiesArchival SuccessionArchival Teaching UnitArchival ThresholdArchival Value (also Permanent Value, Continuing Value, Enduring Value, and, Mostly Outside the United States, Indefinite Value)ArchiveArchives (also Archive)Archives and Mixed Collections File (AMC File)Archives Box (also Manuscript Box)Archives Management (also Archives Administration)Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)ArchivistArchivyAreaA ReelARMA International (Formerly Association of Records Managers and Administrators)ArrangementArrhenius FunctionArs DictaminisArt and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)Articles of IncorporationArtifact (also Artefact)Artifactual ValueArtificial CollectionAs-Built DrawingAspect RatioAssemblageAssignment IndexingAssociated MaterialAssociated RecordsAssociational ValueAssociation for Information and Image Management (AIIM)Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC)Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)ASTM InternationalAtlasAttachmentAttestationAttributeAttributionAudioAudiotape (also Phonotape)Audiovisual (A/V)AuditAudit TrailAuthenticationAuthentic CopyAuthenticityAuthorAuthority ControlAuthority File (also Authority List)Authority Record (also Authority Entry)AuthorizationAutograph (Auto)Automated (also Automatic)Automatic Data Processing (ADP)Automatic Indexing (also Computer-Based Indexing, Machine Indexing)Backlog (also Arrearage)Back-to-Back ShelvingBackupBalance SheetBankers BoxBar CodeBarrier SheetBaseBatchBatch ProcessingBayBenchmarkBench MemoBequestBerne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic WorksBest EvidenceBest PracticesBibliographic DescriptionBibliographic UtilityBibliographyBig BucketBillBill FileBinderBindingBiographical NoteBird’s-Eye ViewBitBit DepthBit LossBitmapBitstreamBlack and WhiteBlack-and-White PhotographBlack BoxBlanchingBlip Code (also Blip)BlockBlockingBloomBluelineBlueprintBlurBody of the EntryBondBond PaperBookletBoolean LogicBootlegBorn AnalogBorn DigitalBoxBox FileBracketB ReelBriefBrightnessBrittleBroadcast DateBroader Term (BT)Broadside (also Broadsheet)BrochureBronzingBrownlineBrownprintBrowseBuckleBufferBulk DatesBulk EraserBundleBureaucracyBusiness Activity Structure Classification System (BASCS)Business ArchivesBusiness Continuation and Disaster RecoveryBusiness Exception RuleBusiness NeedsBusiness ProcessBusiness Process ReengineeringBusiness RecordsByteCabinet CardCadastral MapCadastreCalcium Carbonate ReserveCalendarCalenderingCall NumberCall SlipCamera MicrofilmCamp PittCanCanadian-United States Task Force on Archival Description (CUSTARD)CaptionCarbon CopyCarbon InkCard CatalogCard IndexCard-Mounted PhotographsCarte-De-Visite (Cartes-De-Visite, CDV)Cartographic RecordCartographyCartoucheCartridgeCartulary (also Chartulary)Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)Cased PhotographsCase FileCash Book (also Cash Journal)CassetteCatalog (also Catalogue)CatalogingCatalog RecordCatalogue Raisonné (Catalogues Raisonnés)Cedars ProjectCel (also Cell)CelluloidCelluloseCellulose AcetateCellulose Nitrate (also Nitrate, Nitrocellulose)CensusCentral Records (also Central Files, Centralized Files)Central RegistryCertificateCertificate Authority (also Certification Authority)Certification (Certify)Certified Archivist (CA)Certified CopyCertified Records Manager (CRM)ChadChain IndexChain of CustodyChanceryChange ManagementChangeover CueChannelChannelingCharacterCharacter SetChargeoutChartCharterChecklistChecksumChemical Wood PulpChief Source of InformationChipChirographChlorobromide PhotographChoropleth MapChronological DateChronological File (also Chron File, Chrono File, Continuity File, Day File)Chronological InventoryChronologyCiné ModeCinchingCinematographyCipher (also Cypher)CiphertextCircular LetterCirculation RecordCityscapeCivil RegisterClamshell CaseClassClass CodeClassification (Classify)Classification Scheme (also Classification Plan)ClassifiedClassified FilingClassified IndexCleaningClearanceClick-Wrap LicenseClipClippingClosedClosed CaptioningClosed FileClosed IndexClose-upCockleCodeCoded ClassificationCodexCodicilCodicologyCold StorageCollaborative Electronic Notebook Systems Association (CENSA)CollageCollecting ArchivesCollectionCollection DevelopmentCollective DescriptionCollective Record GroupCollective TitleCollective WorkCollectorCollodio-Chloride PhotographCollodion PhotographsCollotypeColorColor BalanceColor BarsColor CorrectionColor ManagementCOMCombination PrintingComic ModeComité International Pour La Documentation Du Conseil International Des Musées (also International Committee for Documentation of the International Council of Museums) (CIDOC)Commonplace BookCommunicationCompact CassetteCompact Disc (CD, CD-ROM, CD-I, VCD, CD-V)Compact Shelving (also Compact Storage, Mobile Shelving, Mobile Aisle Shelving, Movable Shelving)CompartmentCompass RoseCompatibilityCompetenceCompilationCompilerCompletenessComplex EntryComplimentary ClauseComponent Object Model (COM)CompositeCompound ActCompound DocumentCompressionCompulsory Rights (also Compulsory License, Mandatory Rights)ComputerComputer-Aided Design (CAD)Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)Computer-Aided Retrieval (also Computer-Assisted Retrieval (CAR))Computer Graphics MetafileComputer Input Microfilm (CIM)Computer Output Microfilm (COM)Computer ProgramComputer SystemConcealmentConcept IndexingConcordanceConcurrent ResolutionConditioningConférence Internationale De La Table Ronde Des Archives (also International Conference of the Round Table on Archives, (CITRA)ConfidentialConfigurationConservationConservation Laboratory (also Preservation Laboratory)ConservatorConsortium for the Computer Interchange of Museum Information (CIMI)ConspectusConstituent CorrespondenceConstructive NoticeContact CopyContact PaperContact PrintContact SheetContainerContainer ListContaminationContentContent AnalysisContent DateContent ManagementContents NoteContent StandardContextContext AnalysisContingent RecordsContinuationContinuing ValueContinuityContinuous-Tone ImageContractContrastContributorControl CharacterControlled VocabularyConvenience File (also Crutch File)ConventionConventional RecordsConversionCoordinate Indexing SystemCopyCopyfloCopyright (C)CoreCorporate ArchivesCorporate BodyCorporate MemoryCorporate RecordsCorporate ReportCorrespondenceCorrespondence ManagementCorroborationCost-Avoidance JustificationCost-Benefit AnalysisCouncil of State Historical Records Coordinators (COSHRC)CountCounterfeitCountersealCoverCoverage DateCover Paper (also Cover Stock)CradleCrayon EnlargementCrazingCreaseCreative Archiving at Michigan and Leeds (CAMILEON)CreatorCredibilityCrescentCritical ApparatusCritical EditionCross-ReferenceCrosswalkCryptanalysisCryptography (also Cryptology)Cubic FootCue MarkCullingCultural Property RightsCumulative IndexCuratorCurrent RecordsCursiveCustodial HistoryCustodianCustodyCutoffCuttingCyanotypeCylinderDaguerreotypeDark ArchivesData ArchitectureDatabase (also Data Base)Database Management System (DBMS)Data (Datum)Data Dictionary (also Codebook, Data Directory)Data ElementData EntryData File (also Datafile)Data MiningData ModelData ObjectData ProcessingData ProtectionData RecordData Set (also Dataset)Data StripData StructureData Structure StandardData Type (also Datatype)Data ValueData Value StandardData WarehouseDateDaybookDeaccessioningDeacidificationDecimal Filing SystemDecision Support SystemDeclassificationDecodingDecomposition VentDeedDeed of GiftDeep Web (also Invisible Web)De Facto StandardDefinitive EditionDegaussingDehumidificationDe Jure StandardDelaminationDeletionDelimited ASCII Sequential FilesDensitometerDensitometric Method (Silver)DensityDepositDepositionDepositoryDepth IndexingDepth of Description (also Fullness of Description)Derivative WorkDescribing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)DescriptionDescriptive BibliographyDescriptive CatalogingDescriptive ElementDescriptive MetadataDescriptive RecordDescriptive StandardDescriptive UnitDescriptorDesiccantDesiderataDesign Criteria for Electronic Records Management Software ApplicationsDesign DrawingDestructionDestruction SuspensionDiaryDiazo FilmDiazo ProcessDictionary CatalogDiffusion Transfer ProcessDigestDigitalDigital Archival Object (DAO)Digital Assets Management SystemDigital Audio Tape (DAT)Digital CertificateDigital DocumentDigital EntityDigital GovernmentDigital LibraryDigital ObjectDigital Object Identifier (DOI)Digital PhotographDigital Rights ManagementDigital SignatureDigital WatermarkDigitization (Digitize, Digitized)DimensionDiplomaticsDirect AccessDirect DuplicationDirect EntryDirect Image FilmDirectiveDirectorDirectoryDirect PositiveDirect Read After Write (DRAW)DisasterDisaster Plan (also Disaster Mitigation Planning)Disclosure-Free ExtractDiscographyDiscoveryDiscrete ItemDisinfectionDisinfestationDisjoined HandDisk (also Disc)Disk DriveDisneyficationDispersalDisplay CaseDisposalDisposal Date (also Disposition Date)Disposal ListDisposal Microfilming (also Called Bulk-Reduction Microfilming, Space-Saving Microfilming, Substitution Microfilming)Disposition (also Final Disposition)Disposition AuthorityDisposition InstructionsDispositive RecordDistortionDistributed SystemDistributorDiversityDivided CatalogDocketDocudramaDocumentDocumentaryDocumentary EditingDocumentary FormDocumentationDocumentation PlanningDocumentation StrategyDocument BoxDocument CaseDocument InterchangeDocument ManagementDocument Management Application (DMA)Document Retrieval SystemDocument Type Definition (DTD)DonationDonorDonor RestrictionDossierDouble Lookup IndexDouble ShelvingDowngradeDownloadDownward ReferenceDraftDrawingDressingDropoutDry MountDry Silver ProcessDSpaceDual-Key EncryptionDubbingDublin Core (DC)Dumb TerminalDummyDuplex-Numeric Filing SystemDuplicate (Dup, Dupe)Duplicate OriginalDuplicating MasterDurabilityDurable PaperDust JacketDye Transfer ProcessDynamic DocumentDynamic WebsiteEdge Curl (also Lipping)Edge FlutingEdge-Notched Card (also Edge-Punched Cards)EditEdited MasterEditionEdition StatementEditorEdit StatusEdutainmentE-GovernmentEldred V. AshcroftElectronicElectronic College and University Records Events (ECURE)Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)Electronic Data Processing (EDP)Electronic Document Management System (EDMS)Electronic ImagingElectronic Information SystemElectronic Mail (Email, E-Mail)Electronic Record (also Digital Record; Automated Record)Electronic Recordkeeping SystemElectronic SealElectronic SignatureElectronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN)ElectrophotographyElectrostatic Process (also Electrostatography)ElevationEliminate Legal-Size Files (ELF)EmbossEmergency DestructionEmergency-Operating RecordsEmulationEmulsionEncapsulationEnclosureEncoded Archival Context (EAC)Encoded Archival Description (EAD)EncryptionEncyclopedic ArrangementEndorsement (also Indorsement)Enduring ValueEnergiatypeEngineering DrawingEngineering RecordsEngravingEngrossed CopyEnlargementEnlarger-PrinterEnrolled BillEnterprise ArchitectureEntitlingEntityEntity of OriginEntryEntry WordEnvelopeEnvironmental ControlEphemera (Ephemeron)Ephemeral ValueEpigraphEpisodeEPrintsEquivalence RelationEraseErrorError Detection and Correction CodeEschatocolEssential RecordsEstrayEstray RecordEtchingEthylene OxideEvaluationEvidenceEvidential ValueExceptional SamplingExcerptExecutive CommunicationsExecutive Information SystemExecutive ProcedureExecutive SessionExecutive Support SystemExemplary SamplingExemplificationExhibition (also Exhibit)Exhibition CaseExisting LightExit interviewExpense-Reduction JustificationExperiential SystemExpert SystemExplanatory Reference RecordExploitation FilmExpositionExposureExpungeExtended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code (EBCDIC)Extended-Term StorageExtensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)Extensible Markup Language (XML)Extensible Stylesheet Language Transforms (XSLT)Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)ExtentExtractExtraction IndexingExtranetExtrinsic ElementEye-ReadableFaceted ClassificationFacilitative RecordsFacsimileFair CopyFair Market ValueFair UseFakeFalse Hit (also False Drop)Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)Family PapersFanfoldFascicleFat File MethodFeatureFederal Records ActFerrotypeFerrotypingFidelityFieldField BookField RecordingFigured CopyFileFile BreakFile CabinetFile Code (also File Designation)File CopyFile GuideFile IntegrityFile MaintenanceFile Management (also Files Management)File Name (also Filename)File PlanFile serverFile StationFile StructureFile Transfer Protocol (FTP)File TypeFiling FeatureFiling SystemFiling Unit (also File Unit)FilmFilm FootageFilmographyFilmstripFinal ClausesFinding AidFire Detection SystemFire Extinguishing SystemFirmwareFirst Day Cover (FDC)First Sale DoctrineFiscal ValueFixed-Length FieldFixed MediaFixerFixity (Fixed)FlakingFlangeFlatbed Camera (also Flat-Bed Camera)Flatbed Scanner (also Flat-Bed Scanner)Flat FileFlat FilingFlatteningFlexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture (FEDORA)Flexible SchedulingFlip-Top BoxFloatFloor LoadFloor-Space RatioFloppy Disk (also Diskette)FlopticalFlow CameraFlutingFlutterFocusFogFolderFolder ListFolding EnduranceFoliationFolioFollow-Up FileFondsFontFoolscapForensic Document ExaminationForgeryFormFormatFormat MigrationFormatted DocumentForms ManagementFormulaFormularyFour-Corners DocumentFoxingFrameFrame EnlargementFraming (also Inlaying, Window Repair)FrassFraudFreedom of Information Act (FOIA)FreezeFreeze Drying (also Lyophilization)Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FriableFront EndFrozen RecordsFull-Text SearchFumigationFunctionFunctional AnalysisFunctional ClassificationFunctional PertinenceFunctional ProvenanceGantt ChartGatewayGaugeGelatin EmulsionGelatin PrintGelatin Silver Photograph (also Silver Gelatin Photograph)GenealogyGeneral Correspondence FileGeneral DiplomaticsGeneral IndexGeneral International Standard for Archival Description (ISAD(G))General Material Designation (GMD)General Public License (GPL)General Record GroupGeneral Records Schedule (also Common Records Schedule, Comprehensive Records Schedule, General Schedule)Generation (also Copy Status)Generation LossGenreGenuineGeographic Information System (GIS)GiftGlassineGlass Plate NegativeGlobal Information Locator Service (also Government Information Locator Service) (GILS)GlobeGlossGlossyGo ListGovernment Document (also Government Publication)Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA)GrainGranularityGraphicGraphic Interchange Format (GIF)Graphic RecordsGray ScaleGreat RegisterGrey LiteratureGuideGuidelineGuidelines for the Construction, Format, and Management of Monolingual ThesauriGum PrintHalftoneHand-ColoringHandwritingHard CopyHard Drive (also Hard Disk)HardwareHardware DependentHardware IndependentHarvester (also Spider)HashingHeaderHeadingHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)HearingHearsay RuleHectographHierarchical DatabaseHierarchical DescriptionHierarchical Storage ManagementHierarchical SystemHighlightHigh SierraHistoriatedHistoricHistorical Manuscripts TraditionHistorical SocietyHistorical ValueHitHolding AreaHoldingsHoldings MaintenanceHold OrderHollerith Card (also IBM Card, Punched Card)HologramHolographHome pageHoneycombingHorizontal FilingHorizontal ModeHousekeeping RecordsHouse OrganHubHuman-ReadableHumidificationHumidityHydrophilicHygrometerHygroscopicHygrothermographHyperHypermediaHypertextHypertext Markup Language (HTML)Iconographic ArchivesIconographyIdentity ManagementIlluminationIllustrative samplingImageImagingImbibition ProcessImitative CopyImmutabilityImpact PrinterImportImportant RecordsImprescriptibilityImpressionInactive RecordsInalienabilityIn-AnalyticIncipitInclusive Dates (also Span Dates)Incremental BackupIndentureIndependent AgencyIndex (Indexes, Indices)IndexingIndex TermIndex Vocabulary (also Index Language)IndictmentIndirect AccessInformaticsInformationInformational Value (also Reference Value and Research Value)Information ArchitectureInformation CopyInformation Documentation – Records ManagementInformation Documentation – Records ManagementInformation ManagementInformation ProcessingInformation Resource Management (IRM)Information RetrievalInformation Retrieval Application Service Definition and Protocol Specification for Open Systems InterconnectionInformation ScienceInformation SystemInformation TechnologyInformation Technology – 8-Bit Single-Byte Coded Graphic Character SetsInformation Technology – Open Systems Interconnection – The Directory: Publickey and Attribute Certificate FrameworksInfotainmentInfrared PhotographyInfringementIngestInherent Vice (also Inherent Fault)InjunctionInkjet Printer (also Ink Jet)In LetterInner Title (also Intertitle, Interior Title)InputInput DeviceInput RecordsInstInstant Messaging (IM)Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM)Institutional Archives (also In-House Archives)Institutional MemoryInstitutional RepositoryInstrumentIntaglioIntegrated Pest Management (IPM)IntegrityIntellectual ControlIntellectual FormIntellectual Property (also Intangible Property)Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR)Interactive MediaInterfaceInterfileInterleavingIntermediateInternational Association of Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST)International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA)International Council on Archives(Le Conseil International Des Archives) (ICA)International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)International Organization for Standardization (ISO)International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES)International Standard Book Numbering (ISBN)International Standard for Archival Authority Records: Corporate, Personal, Families (ISAAR (CPF))International Standard Recording Code (ISRC)International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)International Telecommunication Union (also Comité Consultatif International Téléphonique et Télégraphique) (ITU, CCITT)InternegativeInternet (Often Net)InteroperabilityInterpositiveInterrogatoryIntranetIntrinsic ElementIntrinsic ValueInventoryInverted EntryInviolabilityInvocationIron-Gall InkIsopermIsopleth MapIssueItemJacketed MicrofilmJapan InkJoint ArchivesJoint Photographic Experts GroupJoint ResolutionJoint WorkJournalJPEG (also JPG)JSTORJudgmentJuridical PersonJuridical SystemJurisdictionJustificationKeyKey InformantKey TitleKeywordKeyword and Context Index (KWAC)Keyword in Context Index (KWIC)Keyword Out of Context Index (KWOC)Kinescope (Kine)Knowledge ManagementKraft PaperLabelLacquer DiskLaminationLand GrantLandscapeLandscape Orientation (also Landscape Mode)Lantern Slide (also Stereopticon Slide)LaserDiscLaser PrinterLateral Cut RecordingLateral File (also Side-Open Cabinets)Lateral ReversalLawLeaderLead-In VocabularyLeafLeafcastingLeafletLedgerLegacy SystemLegal CustodyLegal Size (also Legal Cap)Legal ValueLetterLetterbookLetter BoxLetter-By-Letter ArrangementLetterheadLetterpressLetterpress Copybook (also Press Copy)Letter SizeLevel of DescriptionLevels of ArrangementLiabilityLibrarianLibraryLibrary of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)LicenseLife ContinuumLife CycleLife Cycle TrackingLife ExpectancyLight ArchivesLigninLinear FootLine Code IndexLinenListLiterary ManuscriptsLiterary WarrantLiterary WorksLithographyLoanLocal Area Network (LAN)Local RecordsLocation Index (also Location Register)Locus Sigilli (L.S.)LogicalLogical DesignLogical RecordLone ArrangerLong-Playing Record (LP)LosslessLossyLots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (LOCKSS)MacerationMachine DependentMachine IndependentMachine-ReadableMAchine Readable Cataloging (MARC (also USMARC, MARC 21))Macro AppraisalMacro DataMagazineMagic LanternMagnetic DiskMagnetic MediaMagnetic TapeMagnetic Wire RecordingMagneto-Optical MediaMagnification (also Enlargement Ratio, Reproduction Ratio)MailMain EntryManagementManagement Information System (MIS)MandateManifestManual of Archival Description (MAD)Manuscript CollectionManuscript CuratorManuscript GroupManuscript (MS)Manuscript RepositoryMapMARC Format for Archival and Manuscripts ControlMarginalia (also Marginal Notes)MarkingMarkupMass DeacidificationMasterMaster FileMaster Negative (also Master Film, Camera Film)Master of Archival Studies (MAS)Master Record of Manuscript Collections (MRMC)MatMaterialMatrixMatte (also Mat)Measured DrawingMechanical RightsMechanical Wood PulpMediaMedia MigrationMedium (Media)MelinexMemexMemorandum BookMemorandum (Frequently Memo)MemorialMemorial RecordMemoryMendMere ActMessage DigestMessage Handling System (MHS)MetadataMetadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS)Methylene-Blue TestMezzotintMicroclimateMicrocopy (also Microimage)MicroenvironmentMicrofiche (also Fiche)MicrofilmMicrofilm CameraMicrofilm InspectionMicrofilm Jacket (also Film Jacket)Microfilm StripMicroformMicroform PublicationMicroform ReaderMicrographicsMicro-Opaque (also Microcard, Microprint)MicrophotographyMiddle Digit FilingMiddlewareMigrated ArchivesMigrationMIIMildewMimeographMinnesota MethodMinutesMiscellaneous DocumentsMixed MediaMnemonic Filing SystemMockumentaryMockupModelModel ShotMoldMonetary AppraisalMonetary ValueMonochromeMonographMonophonic (also Mono, Monaural)MontageMoral RightsMotherMotionMotion Picture (also Movie, Moving Picture, Picture Show, Cinefilm)MountMovie (also Motion Picture, Moving Picture, and Cinefilm)Movie Still (also Film Still, Still Picture)Moving ImageMultilevel DescriptionMultimediaMultiple ExposureMultipurpose Internet Messaging Extensions (MIME)Municipal RecordsMunimentMuster RollMylarNameName Authority File (NAF)Name-Title ReferenceNarrative RecordNarrower Term (NT)National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA)National Forum on Archival Continuing Education (NFACE)National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)National Information Standards Organization (NISO)National Information Systems Task Force (NISTF)National Television Systems Committee (NTSC)National Union Catalog (NUC)National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)Natural LanguageNatural Language QueryNearlineNearline StorageNear-Print Document (also Processed Document, Quasi-Published Document)NegativeNegative-Positive ProcessNetworkNetwork ArchitectureNeutral Test Card (also Gray Card)News ClippingNews FilmNewsreelNoiseNominal Access PointNonbook MaterialsNoncurrent RecordsNoncustodial RecordsNonofficial PapersNonprint MaterialsNonrecordsNonrepudiationNontextual RecordsNorth American Archival Network of the International Council of Archives (NAANICA)Notarial ArchivesNotarial Record (also Journal of Notarial Acts)Notch CodeNoteNumbering NoteNumeric Filing SystemOathObjectObliqueOblique AerialOblique LightOblique ViewObverseOfficeOffice AutomationOffice FileOffice of Origin (also Creating Office, Originating Office)Office of RecordOfficial FilesOfficial RecordOfflineOffline StorageOffprintOff-Site StorageOnlineOnline Analytical Processing (OLAP)Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)Online StorageOnomasticsOntologyOpenOpen Access PublicationOpen ArchitectureOpen Archival Information System (OAIS)Open Archives ForumOpen Archives Initiative (OAI)Open Collection (also Open Fonds, Open Record Group)Open Document Architecture (Formerly Office Document Architecture) (ODA)Open EntryOpen FileOpen IndexOpen Records LawOpen Reel (also Reel-To-Reel)Open Source Initiative (OSI)Open Source SoftwareOpen StandardOpen SystemOpen Systems Interconnection Reference Model (OSI)Operating System (OS)Operational RecordsOperational ValueOptical Character Recognition (OCR)Optical DiskOral HistoryOrderOrdinanceOrganic CollectionOrganizationOrganizational RecordsOrganization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (Formerly Known as SGML Open) (OASIS)OriginalOriginal EntryOriginal Order (also Registry Principle, Respect for Original Order, I’Ordre Primitif, Respect De l’Ordre Intérieur)OrthochromaticOther Title InformationOutgassing (also Off Gassing)Out LetterOutputOutreachOuttakeOverexposureOverlayOversizePack (also Reel Pack)PacketPagePaginationPaige BoxPaleographyPalimpsestPamphletPamphlet BoxPancakePanchromaticPanoramaPanorama ReaderPaperPaperless OfficePapersPaper Tape (also Punched Paper Tape, Punched Tape)PapyrusParallel TitleParchmentParis PrinciplesPartPasswordPasteup (Paste Up)PatentPatronPeelingPending FilePerforationPerformance RightsPermanencePermanence of Paper for Publications and Documents in Libraries and ArchivesPermanent PaperPermanent RecordsPermanent ValuePermissionPermitPermuted IndexPersistent Object PreservationPersistent Uniform Resource Locator (PURL)PersonPersonal FilePersonal NamePersonal Papers (also Personal Records, Private Papers)PerspectivePertinencePetitionpHPhase BoxPhased Alternation by Line (PAL)Phased PreservationPhonetic IndexPhonographPhonograph Record (also Audio Disc, Phonograph Album,Recording)PhonorecordPhoto CDPhotocopyPhotographPhotographic Activity Test (PAT)Photographic ArchivesPhotographic PrintPhotomechanicalPhotomicrographyPhotomontagePhotostat (Stat)Physical ControlPhysical CustodyPhysical FormPhysical RecordPhysical Restriction NotePicturePiecePiece CountPigeonholePigment PrintPiracyPixelPixel DepthPixilationPlacardPlaintextPlanPlanarPlanetary CameraPlatPlatePlatterPolarityPolicyPolyesterPolyethylenePolypropylenePolyvinyl Acetate (PVA)Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)Portable Document Format (PDF, PDF-A)PortalPortfolioPortraitPortrait Orientation (also Portrait Mode)PositivePostPostcardPostcoordinate Indexing (also Called Postcombination Indexing)Postcustodial Theory of ArchivesPosterPosting UpPowdering (also Chalking)Practical ObscurityPreamblePrecisionPrecoordinate IndexingPreliminary InventoryPreprintPreservationPreservation CopyPreservation Environment Monitor (PEM)Preservation IndexPreservation MetadataPreservation MicrofilmPreservation of the Integrity of Electronic Records (also UBC Project) (PIER)Preservation PhotocopyPreservation Transfer CopyPREserved Context Information System (PRECIS)PreserverPresidential LibraryPresidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act (PRMPA)Presidential RecordsPresidential Records ActPressingPreventive Care (also Preventive Conservation)Primary SourcePrimary ValuePrinceton FilePrintPrinted RecordsPrinterPrint FilmPrintingPrinting DupePrinting-Out PaperPrintoutPrismPrivacyPrivate KeyPrivileged InformationProbative RecordProcedureProceedingsProcessable DocumentProcess ControlProcessingProducerProductionProduction CompanyProduction DateProduction PapersProfilePROFS CaseProgramProgramming LanguageProgram Records (also Substantive Records)ProjectionPromptnessProof PrintProtection MasterProtocolProtocol RegisterPrototypeProvenance AccessProvenance (Provenancial)ProveniencePsychrometerPublicPublicationPublic HearingPublicity RightsPublic KeyPublic Key CryptographyPublic Key Infrastructure (PKI)Public Meeting LawPublic RecordPublic Use FilePublisherPulpPulpingPulpit LadderPurgingQualification of SignatureQuality IndexQuasi-PublicationQuestioned DocumentRadiographRag PaperRaking LightRandom AccessRare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS)Raster GraphicReadReaderReader-PrinterReader Service (also Reader’s Services)Reading FileReading Room (also Reference Room, Research Room, Search Room)Read-Only Memory (ROM)RealiaReappraisal (also Retention Review)RecallReceipt DataReciprocating FileReconditioningRecordRecordationRecord Copy (also Copy of Record, Official Copy, Principal Copy)RecorderRecord Group (also Archive Group)RecordkeepingRecordkeeping RequirementsRecordkeeping SystemRecord LayoutRecords AnalystRecords and Archives Management Programme (RAMP)Records CenterRecords Center BoxRecords ContinuumRecords CreationRecords Disposal Act of 1943Records Maintenance and UseRecords ManagementRecords Management Application (RMA)Records Management Program (also Disposition Program, Records Administration Program, Record Disposition Program, Records Retention Program)Records Manager (also Records Administrator)Records OfficerRecords SurveyRecord TypeRectoRedactionRedoxRed Rot (also Red Decay)Red TapeReduction PrintingReduction RatioReelReferenceReference CodeReference CopyReference InterviewRefileReformatRegisterRegistrationRegistryRegistry SystemRegulationReintegrationRelated TermRelational DatabaseRelative HumidityRelaxationRelease DateRelevantReliability (Reliable)Relief ImageRemakeRemote AccessRemote-Sensing ImageryRemote StorageRemovable MediaRemoved Archives (also Captured Archives)RepairRephotography (also Repeat Photography)ReplevinReplicaReportRepositoryReprintReproductionReprographicsRepurposeRequestRequest for Comment (RFC)Request SlipRequirements for the Management of Electronic Records (MoReq)ResearcherResearch Libraries Group (RLG)Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN)Residual Data (also Ambient Data)Residual Hypo TestResin-Coated Paper (RC Paper)ResolutionResourceResource Description Framework (RDF)RestorationRestoration of Original Order (also Perfecting Order)RestoreRestrictionRetention Period (also Disposition Standard)Retention Schedule (also Disposal Schedule, Records Schedule, Records Retention Schedule, Transfer Schedule)ReticulationRetirementRetouchingRetrievalReusable MediaReversal FilmReversibilityRights-And-Interests RecordsRights ManagementRisk Analysis (also Risk Assessment)Risk ManagementRollRoll FilmRotary CameraRotary ScannerRotated IndexRough CutRowRules for Archival Description (RAD)RunRushesSabattier EffectSafety FilmSalvage PlanSamplingSarbanes-Oxley ActScaleScanner (also Optical Scanner)ScanningSceneScheduleSchemaScope and Contents NoteScope NoteScrapbookScreeningScreenplayScriptSealSearchSeascapeSECAMSecondary SourceSecondary ValueSecretarial NotesSectionSecuritySecurity ClassificationSecurity CopySecurity MicrofilmingSegregationSelect and Dispose (also Selection and Disposition)SelectionSelective Permutation INDEXing (SPINDEX (also SPINDEX II, SPINDEX III))Self-DocumentingSelf-indexing FilesSemicurrent Records (also Semiactive Records)Sensing MarkSensitiveSeparationSeparation sheetSequenceSequential AccessSerialSerialized MicroformSeriesSeries DescriptionSeries Descriptive SystemShadowSharpnessSheetSheet FilmShelfShelf ListShelvingShop BookShortShotShow CaseShreddingShrink-Wrap LicenseSigillographySignatureSilkingSilver HalideSilver Mirroring (Often Mirroring)Simple ActSimple CopySimple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)Simple ResolutionSink MatSizingSkewSkippetSlideSlipcaseSlip LawSlip SheetSnapshotSociety of American Archivists (SAA)Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)Soft CopySoft FocusSoftwareSoftware DependentSolander BoxSolarizationSortSoundexSound Recording (also Audio Recording)SoundtrackSource DocumentSpecial DiplomaticsSpecial ListSpecial RecordsSpecial SignSpecific Material Designation (SMD)SpecimenSpindleSpirit ProcessSpliceSplit screenSpoliationSpoliationSpoolSpreadsheetStabilityStacksStagingStaging AreaStampStampingStand-Alone SystemStandardStandard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB)Statement of ResponsibilityStatic WebsiteStationery BindingStatuteStemmingStencil ProcessStenography (also Phonography, Shorthand)Step-And-Repeat CameraStep WedgeStereograph (Often Stereo)StereopticonStereoscopic Photography (Often Stereo Photography)Sticky Shed Syndrome (also Sticktion)Stock ShotStop ListStop-Motion PhotographyStrategic Information ManagementStrippingStructural MetadataStructureSubbingSubfield CodeSubgroupSubheadingSubjectSubject AccessSubject Cataloging Manual: Subject HeadingsSubject ClassificationSubject EntrySubject FileSubject-Numeric Filing SystemSubscriptionSubseriesSubtitleSuccessorSufficiency (Sufficient)Summary Guide (also Summary of Records)Sunshine LawSuperscriptionSupplied TitleSupporting RecordsSurface CleaningSurveySuspense FileSymmetric-Key EncryptionSyndetic RelationshipsSynthetic ClassificationSystemSystematic ManagementSystematic SamplingSystems DevelopmentTabTagTagged Image File Format (TIFF)TapeTargetTarnishTaxonomyTechnical Access Requirements NoteTechnical DrawingTechnical Reference ModelTechnical StandardTelecommunicationsTelegramTelematicsTelephotographyTelevisionTelexTemporary Record (also Disposable Records)TerminalTerminal Digit FilingTerritorial PertinenceTest PatternTextText Encoding Initiative (TEI)Text ProcessingTextual BibliographyTextual CriticismTextual RecordsThermographyThermographyThermohygrometerThesaurus for Geographic Names (TGN)Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM)Thesaurus (Thesauruses, Thesauri)ThymolTickler FileTime Lapse Photography (also Timelapse Photography)TimelinessTime StampTime-Weighted Preservation Index (TWPI)TintypeTipping InTitleTitle BlockTitle EntryTitle ProperTonal RangeTopical DateTopic MapToponymyToronto TenetsTotal ArchivesTrackTrademark (TM)TrailerTransactionTransactional FileTransaction Processing SystemTranscriptTransferTransfer File (also Transfer Case, Transfer Box, Trans File)Transfer ListTransitory RecordTransmissionTransmission FormTransmittal ListTransparencyTrimTrue CopyTrustworthiness (Trustworthy)Trustworthy Information SystemTub FileTurnkey SystemTwo-DimensionalTypescriptTyvek, TrademarkUltraficheUltraviolet Light FilterU-Matic, TrademarkUnderexposureUnicodeUniform Resource Identifier (URI)Uniform Resource Locator (URL)Uniform Resource Name (URN)Uniform TitleUnion CaseUnion CatalogUnion List of Artist Names (ULAN)Unitized MicroformUniversal Description, Discovery and Integration (UDDI)Universal Preservation FormatUniversity of Pittsburgh Electronic Records ProjectUploadUprightUpward ReferenceUse AnalysisUse CopyUsed for ReferenceUserUse ReferenceUser InterfaceUser Study (also Use Study)Utility SystemValidValidationValuationValueVandyke ProcessVariable-Length FieldVariable-Occurrence FieldVariantVariant NameVariorum EditionVaultVector Graphic (also Object-Oriented Graphic)VellumVeracityVerificationVersalVersionVersoVertical AerialVertical Cut RecordingVertical FileVertical ModeVesicular FilmVideoVideocassetteVideocassette Recorder (VCR)VideodiscVideo Home System (VHS)Video Recording (Often Shortened to Video)VideotapeViewVinegar SyndromeVintage PrintVirtualVirtual RecordVisual Artists Rights ActVisual LiteracyVisual MaterialsVisual Resources Association (VRA)Vital RecordsVital StatisticsVocabularyVoice MailVolume (v., vol.)Vontinuous FormsVoucherWarrantWaste Book (also Blotter)WatermarkWeb PageWebsiteWeedingWell FormedWet CollodionWet MountWidescreenWillWithdrawalWitnessWoodburytypeWord-By-Word ArrangementWord ProcessingWorkWorking FilesWork PrintWorld Wide Web (web, WWW)Worm’s-Eye ViewWowWritWriteWrite Once Read Many (WORM)WriterWritingXanaduX-RayYellowingZoom
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