This field is mandatory if applicable. Every digitized record must include the date of digitization; for born-digital materials, the Date Original will suffice.
|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. Beware of this field in CSVs opened in Excel—the software will reformat the dates! It's best to edit in an Excel version and then save as a CSV without reopening the CSV before upload.
For a range of dates, put a dash in between dates.