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MADS Root Element <madsCollection>

Definition The container for a collection of MADS records.
Attributes None
Subelements <mads>

Guidelines for Use

This optional element is used if grouping individual MADS records into a collection.

Element Description

Attributes

There are no attributes for <madsCollection>.

Subelements

Each MADS record included in the collection is wrapped in a <mads> element, which is described below.

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MADS Root Element <mads>

Definition The container for a single MADS record.
Attributes version, ID
Subelements <authority>, <related>, <variant>, <affiliation>, <classification>, <fieldOfActivity>, <identifier>, <language>, <note>, <url>, <extension>, <recordInfo>

Guidelines for Use

This element is mandatory for a MADS record.

This element is the main root element when <madsCollection> is not used.

When used within the <madsCollection> element, this element is repeatable.

Element Description

Attributes

version

Definition
Identifies the version of MADS being used.
Application
Current allowed values:
  • 1.0
  • 2.0

ID

See the Attributes used throughout the schema for a description of this attribute.

Subelements

See Top Level Core Elements and Other Top Level Elements.

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Last Updated: April 4, 2012