EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0


EAD Elements: <edition> Edition

Description:

A version of the finding aid or other bibliographic entity. When used in the <editionstmt> subelement of the <eadheader> or in the <titlepage> subelement of <frontmatter>, the <edition> refers to the version of the finding aid. A new edition of a finding aid represents substantial additions or changes and should supersede previous online versions. When used in a Bibliographic Reference <bibref>, the <edition> element specifies the version of a published work.

The <edition> element is modeled on a header element found in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI).

May contain:

#PCDATA, emph, extptr, lb, ptr

May occur within:

bibref, editionstmt, titlepage

Attributes:

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

Examples:

  1. SGML Open catalog, with a Formal Public Identifier:
    <eadheader audience="internal" langencoding="ISO 639-2">
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    <filedesc>
    <titlestmt>[...]</titlestmt>
    <editionstmt>
    <edition>This is the second edition of this inventory, reflecting
    substantial recent additions to the records during 1997.</edition></editionstmt>
    </filedesc>
    [...]
    </eadheader>
    

  2. <eadheader audience="internal" langencoding="ISO 639-2">
    [other possible elements and text... ]
    <filedesc>
    <titlestmt>[...]</titlestmt>
    <editionstmt>
    <edition encodinganalog="250$a">1st ed.</edition></editionstmt>
    </filedesc>
    [...]
    </eadheader>
    
    
    

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