Event

This is the image description field

Demo Event - All Fields

April 2, 2018 2:15PM - 3:30PM This is the time field

Demo Place Page - No Image This is the location field

This is a demonstration of an event which has all fields filled in. This is the summary field.

Usage

Use Event when you’re adding an event with a specific time, date and place. This entry contains information users need to attend, participate or share the event, similar to a calendar entry. Events are time sensitive and will disappear once they are over. Events should be limited to those that are presented by, hosted by or organized by people in CANR.

Fields

Title

Title of Event (text field, title case for event)

Summary

Required. A short synopsis of the event, used in event listings.

Image

Optional, insert image that is the highest quality and permissions

Image Description

Required when there is an image, describe the image for those using a screen reader (serves as alternate text)

Image Caption

Not required, should be different from the image description, related and relevant to the event.

Start Date

Required. The date the event begins (when over several days) or is happening.

Time

Start time of the event. Highly recommended to include end time as well, if a variety of times exist for several days, include all of those.

End Date

Not required. The date the multi-day event ends. If it’s a one-day event, don’t use end date.

Repeats

Not required. Use this only if the event repeats on a consistent, regular basis and if the time, description, location, contact are all the same for each event.

Location

Use if there is no relationship to a place in the system. This is intended for the event location. This will display in addition to place information, be sure not to repeat the information that’s already listed in place.

Contact Information

Only use if there is no person listed in the point of contact information. This is intended for use when the contact person is not in our person fields. This will display in addition to person information, be sure not to repeat the information that’s already listed in person.

Description

A longer description of the event than listed in the summary.

Link

This is where the link to register goes.

Relationships

Dataset-calendarEvent

This is any topic or other grouping of information with which the event is affiliated. It is possible for an event to to be affiliated with more than one dataset.

Location-Event

This is the event location. This is the geographic place or places where the event takes place. It is possible for an event to take place in more than one place. For places that not in the system, use the location field to provide additional information.

Organization-Event

This is the organization where the event should be promoted.

Target-Place

Relevant places where the event should be promoted.

Point-OfContact

This is the point of contact for the event. For people that are not in the system, use the location field to provide additional information.

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