Request date

Definition

The date on which a requester makes a request for a procedure to occur.

How to record

Always record the day, month and year in the same order. Always use the same character to separate each component. Be as specific as possible and indicate if the date is not known. Always give all four digits for the year.

Examples

03/10/1996; 2017-12-17

Use

Use in association with Information group headings to record the date a request was made eg [Loan out] Request date. Use Request date for each occurrence of a request.

Information group

Common procedural units

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust