SDBM Naming Standards

Names created in the SDBM Name Authority should follow these basic formatting guidelines:

For individuals, give Last Name, First Name, Title (if known), Life Dates (if known).

Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872

For institutions, give name of city or governing institution if not included in the institution’s name. For abbeys, monasteries, convents, churches, etc., give city name and institution type or name.

Aulne Abbey
Winchester Cathedral
Houghton Library, Harvard University