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PERMANENT LOCATION UNIT - Humanities

Field label
PERMANENT LOCATION UNIT
Field mnemonic
PLU
Field name
  • Permanent Location Unit
  • Meuble de l'emplacement permanent
Field definition
This field indicates the permanent location unit or cabinet where the object is stored.
Heading
STORAGE LOCATION 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
Use Permanent Location Site (PLBS) if there is only one permanent location entry. Enter the unit or cabinet designations from most recent to original. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries. Where audit trails are maintained, new entries should always be placed in the leading position in the field.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Current Location Unit (CLU).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Unit 32
  • Map Unit
  • Cabinet A
  • meuble 32
  • armoire des cartes
  • penderie des uniformes no 1
Discipline
  • Administration
Field label (French)
MEUBLE DE L'EMPLACEMENT PERMANENT
Field mnemonic (French)
MEP

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