Rules for Archival Description
Rules for Archival Description, along with the general introduction and frontmatter (table of contents, preface, etc.), is available for free download in PDF format. You may download RAD in its entirety or chapter by chapter. Rule revisions approved to date have been incorporated into the chapters.
The whole manual including the appendices may be ordered from the CCA office (see publications order form).
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