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DISPOSITION MODE - Humanities

Field label
DISPOSITION MODE
Field mnemonic
DNMO
Field name
  • Disposition Mode
  • Mode d'aliénation
Field definition
This field indicates the mode by which the object was disposed.
Heading
DISPOSITION 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 mode of disposal of the item.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Disposition Date (DND), Disposition Recipient (DNR) and Board OK Disposal (BMDN).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • exchanged
  • sold
  • de-accessioned
  • severed
  • misplaced
  • stolen
  • destroyed
  • volé
  • vendu
  • égaré
  • endommagé
  • détruit
Discipline
  • Administration
Source
  • History Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
MODE D'ALIENATION
Field mnemonic (French)
MAL

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