This report presents the findings of a research project to develop information technology (IT) tools that improve and streamline the National Register evaluation of cultural resources. The researchers developed two IT prototypes: a searchable database of historic contexts [the Historic Property Screening Tool (HPST)] and a collection of National Register evaluation documents [the Electronic Cultural Resource Evaluation Library (ECREL)]. The second prototype provides an explicit, but flexible tool for improving National Register eligibility determinations. This report will be of particular interest to cultural resource management professionals. Included with this report are two CD-ROMs containing the HPST (CRP-CD-53B) and the ECREL (CRP-CD-53A).

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  • Authors:
    • Edwards, M R
    • Peer, R L
    • Lindner, E
    • Klein, T H
  • Publication Date: 2005


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  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 65 p.
  • Serial:
    • NCHRP Report
    • Issue Number: 542
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0077-5614
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    Open Access (libre)

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  • Accession Number: 00989288
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309088240
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project 8-40(2)
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Apr 25 2005 12:00AM