The maintenance of up-to-date information identifying all objects or object lots for which the institution has a legal responsibility, including objects on loan, not-yet-accessioned, or previously undocumented items and enquiries.
The system can indicate the status of all objects or object lots.
The glossary should be consulted by users of the checklist.
As an example, the term ‘object’ is used in the checklist to refer to all types of materials that are the focus of a museum collection – historic documents, artifacts, artworks, natural specimens, born-digital images, etc.
Those familiar with Twitter’s family of REST APIs may notice some differences in object structure compared to typical APIs.
Pay close attention to the differences in how collections are presented — often they will be decomposed, efficient objects with information about users, Tweets, and timelines grouped, simplified, and stripped of unnecessary repetition.
The system can ensure that the institution is able to account for all objects or object lots on deposit with identifying data (e.g.