|Mandatory||Repeatable||Data Type||Authority||Level Available||A/V Only||Public Element|
The date on which the item was first produced or created.
|Purpose:||Provides contextual information and serves as an access point to allow users to retrieve and sort items by production or creation date.|
|Relationship:||This element is independent, but to have Production Date Qualifier, Production Date must be created.|
Enter the date on which the item was first produced or created.
Use Production Date Qualifier to indicate an uncertain or approximate date.
It is not necessary to explain any distinction between Production Date and other date elements in Date Note.
Dates Before the Year 1000