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Top Level Element: <classification>
Guidelines for Use
<classification> contains the classification number or range for the authoritative name or subject.
The Library of Congress maintains Classification Scheme Source Codes, which can be used for the authority attribute.
This element is optional and repeatable.
Designates the edition of the particular classification scheme as indicated in the scheme's authority.
Use for those classification schemes that are issued in editions (e.g., DDC).
Additional text associated with the classification scheme if needed for display purposes.
May be used to indicate the name of the classification scheme for display. Include the preferred text and capitalization, but do not include delimiters such as colons.
Used to indicate the main classification for the <authority>
The usage attribute should be used with the following value:
authority, authorityURI, valueURI, lang, xml:lang, script, transliteration, ID, xlink
See Attributes Used Throughout the MADS Schema for a description of each of these attributes.
There are no subelements for <classification>.
<classification> = MARC 21 Authority fields 053, 055, 060, 065, 070, 080, 082, 083, 086, or 087
Last Updated: April 4, 2012
April 4, 2012