Encoded Archival Description Tag Library, Version 2002
A generic element to designate the full form of a word that often appears as an abbreviation or acronym. Use the ABBR attribute to supply the abbreviated form for indexing or searching purposes.
See also related element Abbreviation <abbr>.
May occur within:
abstract, archref, bibref, container, creation, descrules, dimensions, emph, entry, event, extent, extref, extrefloc, item, label, langmaterial, langusage, materialspec, origination, p, physdesc, physfacet, physloc, ref, refloc, repository, subtitle, titleproper, unitdate, unitid, unittitle
<note> <p> <expan abbr="ALS">Autograph Letter Signed</expan> </p> </note>
May 26, 2006