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IMAGE FORMATS - Humanities

Field label
IMAGE FORMATS
Field mnemonic
IMFORM
Field name
  • Digital Image Formats
  • Formats de l'image digitale
Field definition
This field lists the formats in which the digital image is available.
Heading
PHOTO AND IMAGE 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. Field added in 2001.
Entry rules
Enter values to describe the formats in which the digital image is available. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
The use of a standard set of values such as the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) type is recommended.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • GIF
  • JPG
  • TIFF
  • GIF
  • JPG
  • TIFF
Field label (French)
FORMATS DE L'IMAGE
Field mnemonic (French)
TIM

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