A key CIDOC reference document, the International Guidelines for Museum Object Information: The CIDOC Information Categories, is at last available in French, as Recommandations Internationales pour la documentation des objets muséaux. Often cited in scientific writing and a fundamental texts used in museology courses throughout the world, the Guidelines were also used as the basis for the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model. A Portuguese version is also in preparation - with luck in time for ICOM Rio 2013!
CIDOC welcomes offers to host the 2015 conference. Highlight your city and your institution by hosting CIDOC's 2015 International Conference. As the host you will be recognized as a leader in the field and attract worldwide attention.
Guidelines about conference requirements can be found here: CIDOC Conference Guidelines.
To be considered, submit your proposal, electronically, to the CIDOC secretary, Regine STEIN r.stein[at]fotomarburg.de.
Deadline: Friday, 9 August, 2013
Registration now open for pre-conference CIDOC Training Programme in São Paolo. Reduced rates for students and ICOM members.
"CIDOC, meeting at its 2012 AGM, supports the finalized Statement of principles of museum documentation. It recommends that the Statement of Principles should be put before the 2013 ICOM General Assembly with a view to its adoption as the official policy of ICOM with respect to Articles 2.20 and 6.1 of the ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums."
"CIDOC, meeting at its 2012 AGM, supports the Statement on Linked Data identifiers for museum objects. It recommends that the Statement should be put before the 2013 ICOM General Assembly with a view to its adoption as the official policy of ICOM."