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ORIGINAL TITLE - Humanities

Field label
ORIGINAL TITLE
Field mnemonic
TIO
Field name
  • Original Title
  • Titre original
Field definition
This field contains the exact title assigned by the artist or maker of the object, and it retains the original language with original spelling, capitalization and punctuation.
Heading
TITLE 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 original title in the original language with original spelling, capitalization and punctuation. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
This field can be used in conjunction with three other title fields: Title (TI), which is the curatorial title based on the original title, when it is known, or an assigned descriptive title; Title Variation (TIV), which is any true variant title by which the object is also known; and Title Translation (TITR). See also, Series/Volume Title (SVTI).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Sunrise on the Saguenay
  • Portrait of Eric Brown
  • 'And, whatsoe'er the fight's event, he keeps his honest soldier's name'
  • untitled
  • no title
  • Lever de soleil sur le Saguenay
  • Un soir d'hiver, la Corriveau en secret tendait ses filets
  • Sans titre
Discipline
  • Art
Source
  • National Gallery of Canada
Field label (French)
TITRE ORIGINAL
Field mnemonic (French)
TIO

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