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SHIPPING MODE - Humanities

Field label
SHIPPING MODE
Field mnemonic
SM
Field name
  • Shipping Mode
  • Mode d'expédition
Field definition
This field indicates the direction, whether incoming or outgoing, and the method of shipment of the object.
Heading
LOAN 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 direction, "incoming" or "outgoing", and the method of shipment from most recent to original. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Shipping Department (SM), Shipping Number (SN) and Shipping Year (SY).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • internal incoming
  • outgoing domestic
  • outgoing air express
  • incoming insured parcel post
  • courier
  • arrivée interne
  • départ à l'intérieur du pays
  • départ express aérien
  • arrivée colis postal assuré
  • messagerie
Discipline
  • Administration
Source
  • User's Conference 1983
Field label (French)
MODE D'EXPEDITION
Field mnemonic (French)
MODEP

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