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USE-DISTRICT - Humanities

Field label
USE-DISTRICT
Field mnemonic
UDT
Field name
  • Use District
  • District d'utilisation
Field definition
This field indicates the name of the district or its equivalent where the object was used. A district is generally a major division of a province, such as the District of Mackenzie.
Heading
ORIGIN/USE FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date. This field was added to Artefacts Canada in 2009 as a result of a recommendation by the CHIN Standards Working Groups.
Entry rules
Enter the name in full and omit the word 'District'. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
The Fish & Wildlife administrative regions are sometimes used as district equivalents in British Columbia. Districts which are county equivalents can be entered in Origin-County (ORCY).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Keewatin ?
  • Mackenzie
  • Franklin
  • Keewatin
  • Mackenzie ?
  • Franklin
  • Columbia
Discipline
  • History
  • Ethnology
Source
  • History Task Force
Field label (French)
DISTRICT D'UTILISATION
Field mnemonic (French)
DISU

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