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COLLECTION METHOD - Humanities

Field label
COLLECTION METHOD
Field mnemonic
COLM
Field name
  • Collection Method
  • Méthode de collecte
Field definition
This field indicates the field collection method utilized in conjunction with 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 field collection method. User defined keywords will produce better results upon retrieval.
Cataloguers rules
See also, other Collection fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'COL'.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • surface collection
  • excavation
  • found
  • collecte de surface
  • fouilles
  • trouvé
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
Field label (French)
METHODE DE COLLECTE
Field mnemonic (French)
MECOL

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