n.a record in an audiovisual, pictorial, or digital formatFishbein 1982, 191When archivists accession machine-readable and other nontextual records, they must consider the admissibility of those records as evidence in court.Bradsher 1986, 62Agencies, who have the responsibility for identifying and scheduling their records frequently do not have the resources and expertise to do an adequate job. Many agencies are still not properly scheduling their nontextual records (that is, machine-readable, audiovisual, and cartographic), or if they do, not complying with the schedules.Dowler and Walch 1989, 476While asserting in Recommendation 9 (above) that Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts should be formally endorsed as a standard for archival description, the Working Group acknowledges that APPM, like AACR 2, cannot meet all the needs of specialist catalogers, those working primarily with graphic materials, moving images, electronic records, and other nontextual records.Welch 1999, 84The results showed that nontextual records, such as maps (87.5%) and photographs (90.6%) were important sources of information for environmental users.Jimerson 2010, 18The curriculum for our courses changes each year as we add new readings, topics, and assignments to meet the rapid changes in the field. Electronic records and automation comprise an important part of the overall curriculum—a larger portion each year—but have not crowded out more traditional concerns for textual and nontextual records, which most archivists still face in the real world of archives and records management.Ilerbaig 2010, 447Archival thinkers traditionally work in a textual world. And yet, from time to time, even before the era of electronic records, the possibility of nontextual records puzzles them.AERI 2011, 80Home movies and digital video are forms of nontextual records that document communities, personal lives, and political and activist movements in many different settings that increasingly find their way into special collections. However, such acknowledgment and awareness does not necessarily mean that consensus can always be reached about whether or not certain materials or transactions constitute or create records.Fleckner 2014, 380The society also held extensive collections of photographs, films, sound recordings, and other nontextual records, and Ham’s writings always reflected his awareness of the diversity of the archival record.