Use status


The stage in the Use of collections procedure which an individual object, or reproduction, to be used, has reached.

How to record

Use a single term, without punctuation or capitalisation. Maintain a list of standard terms.


requested; authorised; agreed; conservation; photography


Record once only for the use of object or reproduction. Previous Use statuses may be retained, but should be associated with the Use status date in order to identify the current Use status.

Information group

Use information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust