EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <abbr> Abbreviation

Description:

A generic element for a shortened form of a word, including an acronym.

The EXPAN attribute can be used to supply the full form of an abbreviated word for indexing or searching purposes. For names of people and organizations abbreviated in a finding aid because they occur so frequently, consider using the <persname> or <corpname> element and include a NORMAL attribute value to indicate the full name form.

See also related element Expansion <expan>.

May contain:

#PCDATA

May occur within:

abstract, archref, bibref, container, creation, dimensions, emph, entry, event, extent, extref, extrefloc, item, label, langusage, origination, p, physdesc, physfacet, physloc, ref, refloc, repository, subtitle, titleproper, unitdate, unitid, unittitle

Attributes:

ALTRENDER #IMPLIED, CDATA
AUDIENCE #IMPLIED, external, internal
EXPAN #IMPLIED, CDATA
ID #IMPLIED, ID

Example:

	<note><p>
	<abbr expan="Autograph Letter Signed">ALS</abbr>
	</p></note>


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