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INSTITUTION PROVINCE - Humanities

Field label
INSTITUTION PROVINCE
Field mnemonic
INSPR
Field name
  • Institution Province/Territory
  • Province ou territoire de l'établissement
Field definition
This field contains the name of the province or territory in which the institution is located.
Status
Default value (required) when mapping to Artefacts Canada. Museums do not need to record this data within their collections management systems unless required for in-house functions. This information can be entered as a ‘default’ value on the CHIN Artefacts Canada mapping table, so that the institution province is automatically added to each record that you upload to Artefacts Canada.
Heading
INSTITUTION FIELDS
Comments
Edits were made to this field in May 2010. Data entry rules were made more precise, and harmonized with those recommended in Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images. By Murtha Baca, Patricia Harpring, Elisa Lanzi, Linda McRae, and Ann Whiteside. Visual Resources Association. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006. Website: http://www.vrafoundation.org/ccoweb/index.htm (accessed 2010-03-05).
Entry rules
Enter the name of the province in full. Do not use multiple entries. Repeating the same information in each record is not necessary, because data in this field may be automatically generated. Capitalize proper names. Avoid abbreviations. Record the province name in the language of the catalogue record. Use diacritics as appropriate. Do not invert the name.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Manitoba
  • Northwest Territories
  • Québec
  • British Columbia
  • Québec
  • Manitoba
  • Territoires du Nord-Ouest
Authority list
Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory
Discipline
  • Administration
Source
  • CHIN
  • Cataloging Cultural Objects: A Guide to Describing Cultural Works and Their Images. By Murtha Baca, Patricia Harpring, Elisa Lanzi, Linda McRae, and Ann Whiteside. Visual Resources Association. Chicago: American Library Association, 2006. Pages 190-191 and 317-319. Website: http://www.vraweb.org/ccoweb/cco/about.html (accessed 2013-10-28).
Field label (French)
PROVINCE DE L'ÉTABLISSEMENT
Field mnemonic (French)
PRETAB

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