Publication date

The Publication date field records the date that a book, periodical or other document was published.

Field details

Public field
publication_date is the field ID
Text field with40 character limit
Detail, Core and Public tabs in the object cataloguing page for library records

Search tips

You can search on this field with:


For example, enter publication_date: “1912” into the search field to find documents that were published in the year 1912.

Note: Search both long (01.01.1912) and short (01.01.12) year formats with publication_date:"*.*12"

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Publication place