This field is mandatory if applicable. Every digitized record must include the date of digitization; for born-digital materials, the Date Original will suffice.
Yes, if a qualifier is used.Create a separate field mapped to Date.valid, Date.issued, or Date.modified as applicable.
|Field Name||Date Digital|
|Definition||Date of creation or availability of the digital resource. Use an approximate digitization date if the exact date is not known.|
Refers to the date of creation of the master archival file, not of the derivative file used for display.
Follow W3C-DTF standard (ISO 8601) of YYYY-MM-DD.
Use only as much of the date as is known.
Use a question mark to show a date is approximate or a circa date.
Use dashes to indicate uncertainty within a decade or a century.
|Template||Yes. If all items in a collection were created on the same date, use the Template Creator to input the data once for all records.|