This field is mandatory if available. If the date is not known and cannot be estimated, leave it blank.
Yes, if a qualifier is used.Create a separate field mapped to Date.valid, Date.issued, or Date.modified as applicable.
|Field Name||Date Original|
|Definition||Creation or modification dates for the original resource from which the digital object was derived or created.|
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.
Do not use "Unknown"--just leave the field blank.For a range of dates, put a dash in between dates.
|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.|