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Field label
Field mnemonic
Field name
  • Copyright-Object
  • Copyright To
  • Détenteur du copyright
  • Copyright-Objet
Field definition
This field contains the name of the person (or their agent) who holds the copyright of the object and the copyright date.
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 names of individuals, from most recent to original, in the following format: surname, given name(s) or initial(s). Honorific titles or other information that ordinarily precede the name, should be entered after the given name or initials, and separated from them by a comma. Other descriptive information may be appended within parentheses. Initials should be followed by periods. Commas and periods should be followed by a space unless they are followed by other punctuation. Enter organization or business name(s) without inverting in the format: name in full, followed by suffixed information in parentheses. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Record Restrictions (RESRC).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
  • C.A. Roy, PhD. 1985
  • Roy, C. A. 1985
  • Parker, Louise 1997
  • Global Museum Associates 1985
  • John Forbes and Son Limited 1997
  • Billings, Bradish
  • Jacques Sanscartier et Associés
  • Les Laboratoires Outaouais Inc.
  • Arvisais, Ronald
  • Major, Thérèse
  • John Smith
  • Multidiscipline
  • Administration
Field label (French)
Field mnemonic (French)

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