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Assign names to the object of a description

Requirement number MTD-1.1.2
Requirement name Assign names to the object of a description.
Requirement specification

The system must be able to:

  • Assign a title to an archival descriptions.
  • Accommodate multiple titles (variants, title changes).
  • Differentiate the authorized title from variants.
  • Support explanatory notes on titles.
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Associated functional requirements
Associated quality requirements

The application should be able to:

  • Support drop-down value lists for data entry of Type of title.
  • Retrieve descriptions by any name (authorized or variants).
Associated technical requirements
ICA-AtoM fields
  • information_object::title
  • information_object::alternate_title
  • note::note_content
  • note::note_type
ICA-AtoM implementation
  • ICA-AtoM include a Title (title)field in the InformationObject table.
  • ICA-AtoM does not impose any formatting rules on titles.
  • ICA-AtoM stores Title notes in a separate database table (Note Archival descriptions > Edit screen (data entry) > Identity area]]
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