Re: national archives cataloguing of DVD

From: Flick Harrison (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Aug 21 2008 - 09:17:54 PDT

Got this from Megan McShea. Thanks to her for awesome info!

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I saw your post to the Frameworks list, and since I canít log in and
post this (canít remember my loginÖ), I just thought Iíd mention:

The Library of Congress Motion Picture and Recorded Sound Division
maintains a controlled vocabulary that deals specifically with these
issues, and while itís not perfect, it does have a whole subdivision
of terms for describing experimental films. Take a look here: http://

Maybe you can suggest a few terms and refer to this CV, and really
wow the librarian with your CV knowledge.


Megan McShea
Audio-Visual Archivist
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian Institution
(202) 633-7962
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