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NUMBER OF COMPONENTS - Humanities

Field label
NUMBER OF COMPONENTS
Field mnemonic
COMPN
Field name
  • Number of Components
  • Nombre d'éléments
Field definition
This field indicates the number of component parts of the object.
Heading
IDENTIFICATION 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 an integer that is whole number only. If the number of component parts is unknown or imprecise, do not enter this field and enter comments in the Cataloguer Remarks field (CREM).
Cataloguers rules
See also, Cataloguer Remarks (CREM) and Component Part Names (COMP).
Data type
integer
Examples
  • 2
  • 50
  • 564
  • 2
  • 50
  • 564
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Field label (French)
NOMBRE DE PARTIES COMPOSANTES
Field mnemonic (French)
NELEM

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