Required Values Tab
This form contains fields for all metadata that is mandatorily required to securely save the authority record. This subset of the fields contains the most essential information about the related entity. Although the other three tabs are also recommended not to be left empty, these can be the subject of further refinement of the records, once the ISAAR record has been created. This form contains fields for all metadata that is mandatorily required to securely save the authority record. This subset of the fields contains the most essential information about the related entity:
Standard Reference: ISAAR 5.1.2 Format: Free text. Note: Last name, First Name. Purpose: To create an authorized access point that uniquely identifies a corporate body, person, or family. Rule: Record the standardized form of name for the entity being described by any relevant national or international conventions or rules applied by the agency that created the authority record. Use dates, place, jurisdiction, occupation, epithet, and other qualifiers as appropriate to distinguish the authorized form of name from those of other entities with similar names. Specify separately in the Rules and/or conventions element 5.4.3) which set of rules has been applied for this element. Example: Dean, James
Standard Reference: ISAAR 5.1.1 Format: Controlled vocabulary, drop-down list. Purpose: To indicate whether the entity being described is a corporate body, person, or family. Rule: Choose from the three options in the drop-down list the type of entity that is being described in this authority record.
Standard Reference: ISAAR 5.2.1 Format: Free text, Date From - Date To: Date format: YYYY, or YYYY-MM, or YYYY-MM-DD Purpose: To indicate the dates of existence of the corporate body, person, or family. Rule: Record the dates of existence of the entity being described. Corporate bodies include the date of establishment/foundation/enabling legislation and dissolution. For persons include the dates or approximate dates of birth and death or, when these dates are not known, floruit dates. Where parallel systems of dating are used, equivalences may be recorded according to relevant conventions or rules. Specify in the Rules and/or conventions element (5.4.3) the system(s) of dating used, e.g. ISO 8601. Example: 1985, 1985-10, 1985-10-23