13.3 Rules or Conventions

13.3.1 Record by text or codes the international, national, or local rules or conventions followed in creating the authority record. Establish an institutional policy on how to cite published standards, that is, detail provided, use of abbreviations, and so on.

Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Resource Description and Access (RDA)

13.3.2 Specify separately which rules have been applied for creating the authorized form of name.

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Lifecycle Data Requirements Guide (for creating the authorized form of the name)

Authorized form of name created according to AACR2 rules

13.3.3 Include reference to any system(s) of dating used to identify dates in the authority record.

ISO 8601-Data Elements and Interchange Formats-Information Interchange-Representation of Dates and Times. 2nd ed. Geneva: International Standards Organization, 2000.

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