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DIGITIZATION DATE/TIME - Humanities

Field label
DIGITIZATION DATE/TIME
Field mnemonic
IMDT
Field name
  • Digitization Date/Time
  • Date/heure de la digitilsation
Field definition
This field records the date (or date and time) on which the digital image of the object was created.
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 a numeric date, from most recent to original. Always record the date in YYYYMMDD order (always give all four digits of the year). Dates can be qualified by adding one of the following attributes: "?"and "unknown". Attributes should be separated from the date with a space. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
integer
Examples
  • 19991205
  • 19991205
Field label (French)
DATE/HEURE DE LA DIGITILSATION
Field mnemonic (French)
DTIM

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