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ACQUISITION MODE - Humanities

Field label
ACQUISITION MODE
Field mnemonic
MO
Field name
  • Acquisition Mode
  • Mode d'acquisition
Field definition
This field indicates the mode of acquisition of the object.
Heading
REGISTRATION 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.
Entry rules
Enter the mode of acquisition, which should only contain the following terms: bequest, deposit, exchange, excavation, found, gift, loan, purchase, staff commissioned, trade, transfer or unknown. The term that best describes the object's present legal status should be entered in the first position and subsequent terms should be separated by a semicolon and a space.
Cataloguers rules
Voir aussi la zone But du prêt (BP).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • gift
  • purchase
  • bequest
  • loan
  • trade
  • loan
  • don
  • achat
  • legs
  • échange
  • prêt
Discipline
  • Administration
Source
  • History Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
  • Fine and Decorative Arts Task Force
Field label (French)
MODE D'ACQUISITION
Field mnemonic (French)
MAQ

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