The National Archives Catalog


Online Resource Note

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Level Available A/V Only Public Element
No Yes Variable Character Length (2000) No Series
File Unit
Item
No Yes
Definition:

Explanations or significant information regarding an Online Resource in relation to the archival materials being described.

Purpose: Clarifies the relationship between the archival materials being described and the Online Resource being cited.
Relationship: This element is dependent on Online Resource. To have Online Resource Note, Online Resource must be created. Online Resource is repeatable. For each Online Resource specified, only one Online Resource Note may be created.
Guidance:

Enter any significant information about the Online Resource in relation to the archival materials being described.

Write in complete sentences. Be precise and brief. Do not use acronyms or organizational designations that are not defined in either Title or Scope and Content Note. If Online Resource Note uses an acronym that is not defined in either Title or Scope and Content Note, define the acronym the first time that it is used in Online Resource Note. Consult the Abbreviations section for further guidance on other abbreviation topics.

Examples:
The electronic records in some of the files in this series can be searched online via the Access to Archival Databases (AAD) system.
This reference information paper, "The Dawes Rolls," provides tips for performing research in these records.
Order Online! can be used to order copies of these records.
"The Navy Filing Manual," 4th Ed., 1941 can be used to determine the file codes for specific files within this series.
An index to the records in this series can be found at the Bureau of Land Management General Land Office web site.
Records in this series have been digitized and made available online by our partner, Footnote.com, for a fee. The digitized records on Footnote.com are available free of charge in all NARA Research Rooms, including those in our regional archives and Presidential Libraries.


Previous Element
Next Element
Table of Contents
Lifecycle Data Requirements Guide

Top