EAD Tag Library for Version 1.0
EAD Elements: <expan> Expansion
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. For names of people and organizations more commonly known in a shortened form, consider using the <persname> or <corpname> element to tag the full expanded form of the name and include a NORMAL attribute value to indicate the briefer form.
See also related element Abbreviation <abbr>.
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
|AUDIENCE||#IMPLIED, external, internal|
|ID ||#IMPLIED, ID|
<expan abbr="ALS">Autograph Letter Signed</expan>
Copyright Society of American Archivists, 1998.
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