Use Continent (Origin)
- This field contains the name of the continent where the object was used.
- N.B.: Do not confuse the Use Continent field with the Originating Continent field. The Use Continent field indicates the name of the continent where the object was used, whereas the Originating Continent field indicates the name of the continent where it was produced.
A hat manufactured in North America and used in Oceania
| ||Object Name|| hat|
| ||Originating Continent||North America|
|Use Continent|| Oceania|
- For better search results in your database, avoid a large variety of terms; draw up an authority list. You may use the following authority list:1
- Enter the full name of the continent; do not use abbreviations.
|Use Continent||South America|
- If you are unsure whether your information is correct, enter a space and a question mark after the name of the continent.
A clock probably used in Europe
| ||Object Name|| clock|
|Use Continent|| Europe ? |
- This field may contain several entries, since an object may have been used in more than one continent over the years—for instance if it belonged to an immigrant. The names of the continents should then be entered in chronological order, beginning with the most recent. Entries should be separated by a semicolon followed by a space.
A table used in Europe and then in North America.
| ||Object Name|| table |
|Use Continent|| North America; Europe|
- NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA. The World - Continents, The Atlas of Canada Website, (http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/reference/international/world/referencemap_view) [Information up to date on June 20, 2006].