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OTHER SIZE - Humanities

Field label
OTHER SIZE
Field mnemonic
SZO
Field name
  • Other Size
  • Autre nomenclature de la taille
Field definition
This field contains the maker's or manufacturer's non-numeric size or the standard commercial non-numeric size of the object.
Heading
DIMENSION 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 non-numeric or archaic size. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
Archaic terms of measurement should be recorded in this field. See also, Numeric Size (SZN) and Volume (VOL).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • European
  • medium
  • 1 pint
  • 1/2 gallon ?
  • 9 1/2 AA
  • 1 firkin
  • 1/4 barrel
  • taille européenne
  • moyen
  • 1 pinte
  • 1/2 gallon
  • 91/2 AA
  • 1 firkin
  • 1/4 baril
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Field label (French)
AUTRE NOMENCLATURE DE LA TAILLE
Field mnemonic (French)
ANT

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