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PERIOD OF USE TO - Humanities

Field label
PERIOD OF USE TO
Field mnemonic
PERT
Field name
  • Period of Use To
  • Fin de l'époque d'utilisation
Field definition
This field contains the latest possible date of use for the object.
Heading
DATING 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 a numeric date. Always record the date in YYYYMMDD order (always give all four digits of the year). Dates can be qualified by adding one of the following attributes: circa (C), prior to (P), later than (L), decade ('s), between (-) and uncertain (?). Dates can also be described as "unknown". BC dates should be expressed as negative integers.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Period of Use From (PERF).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • 19561101
  • 19561101 ?
  • 19560000 ?
  • 19561101 P
  • 20000101 C
  • unknown
  • 19561101
  • 19561101 AN
  • 19560000 ?
  • 19561101 PO
  • 20000101 C
  • inconnu
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • User's Conference 1990
Field label (French)
FIN DE L'EPOQUE D'UTILISATION
Field mnemonic (French)
FEU

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