Additional comments received: This field would work for us where we only hold digital copies of analogue originals held elsewhere – and this is our...

Additional comments received: Didn’t see overlap so much. We interpret scheduling actions to do with de-accessioning rather than planned...

Jenny Bunn replied to 3.1.3 Date 1 year ago

Additional comments received: We prefer date created as cannot argue that intention to create existed then. Is best indicator of when the record...

Jenny Bunn replied to 3.1.2 Title 1 year ago

Additional comments received: Have already had the experience of failure to ingest due to excessive length of original file names necessitating...

Additional comments received: Reference as unique identifier often does not reflect hierarchy – many repositories maintain physical control with the...

We also had a question about databases: if the digital record was a database or dataset, where would you put or construct the data dictionary (the...

Additional comments received: There were reservations about putting an audit trail of preservation actions in the archive history field. For one...

Jenny Bunn replied to 3.1.3 Date 1 year ago

Additional comments received: -The idea of a pop-up asking users to enter or confirm dates if they’ve looked at an item (p.8) was intriguing and...

Additional comments received: The point about having multiple identifiers could maybe stress more the need for human readable identifiers as well as...

Jane has nailed it here!

Agreed that this is extremely complex but for all that needs to be considered. I wonder whether it will end up being so vague as to not be of much...

I feel that the difficulties over this relate directly to the issue of whether the catalogue is conceived of as a tool for arrangement and...

Rachel replied to 3.1.2 Title 1 year ago

If the key to this is consistency it seems to me that this part is the inherent weakness in the ISAD(G) original definition. I agree with Andrew...

Pawel replied to 3.1.3 Date 1 year ago

Identifying for what purpose the record was created might be helpful. If it was intended to be released/published online (or in any other form, for...

Would it be appropriate for time based media/audio visual records to include duration/running time of a video or sound files here?

We need to unambiguously identify the creator if at all possible and we need to treat them as an entity, outside of the archive that we are...

It makes me wonder if 'predominantly' would be of practical help. If a researcher knows an archive is predominantly in English, that's really...

We need to be able to add any relevant references, and therefore the type of reference should be a mandatory part of the description, because that...

How many different kinds of reference code are we dealing with? In my workplace, the types of reference that users may encounter are: - Our current...