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IMAGE SERVER - Humanities

Field label
IMAGE SERVER
Field mnemonic
IMSRV
Field name
  • Image Server
  • Serveur d'images
Field definition
This field identifies the location of the images, whether on the CHIN server or on a museum server. Data for this field should be confirmed with CHIN Member Services. Please contact them at 1-800-520-2446.
Status
Strongly recommended for uploading to Artefacts Canada. Required field for uploading to Artefacts Canada for data contributed to Artefacts Canada as part of a CHIN-funded project (e.g. VMC).
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SYSTEM FIELDS
Comments
Edits were made to this field in May 2010.
Entry rules
Enter the full path (directory names) to access the images. Data should be entered into this field as a default value.
Cataloguers rules
CHIN recommends the use of the Image Full Size URL (IMFULLURL) and/or Image Thumbnail URL (IMTHUMBURL) fields. In the case where a museum identifies an Image Server filename, a URL will be built by the server, using the fields Image Server (IMSRV), Image User Name (IMUMN), and Image Full Size (IMFULL).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • www.susan.gc.ca
  • www.anymuseum.ca/directoryname
  • www.susan.gc.ca ou www.musée.ca/répertoire.
Source
  • Guidelines for Contribution to Artefacts Canada. Canadian Heritage Information Network. Updated 2011. Website: http://www.rcip-chin.gc.ca/media/rcip-chin/adhesion-membership/acces-login/lignes_directrices_contribution-contribution_guideline-eng.pdf (accessed 2013-10-28)
Field label (French)
SERVEUR D'IMAGES
Field mnemonic (French)
SERVIM

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