<arrangement> Arrangement

<arrangement> encodes information on how the described materials have been subdivided into smaller units. Can also be used to express the filing sequence of described materials.

<arrangement> is one of the elements which may be used within <archdesc>, <c>, <c01> … <c12>, and itself.

Attributes

  • @altrender – not required. Use if the content of the element should be displayed or printed differently than the rendering established in a style sheet for other occurrences of the element.
  • @audience – not required. Use to set whether the element’s contents will be visible to external users or to internal ones. Possible values are: “internal” and “external.”
  • @encodinganalog – not required. May contain information to map this tag to a particular element in another schema.
  • @id – not required. Creates an ID for element. Can be used for linking.
  • @lang – not required. Three-letter code that indicates the language in which the element’s contents were written. It should come from ISO 639-2b.
  • @localtype – not required. This attribute may be used within a number of elements. Its use and values are not defined by the schema and may be defined locally.
  • @script – not required. Four-letter code that indicates the script in which the element’s contents were written. It should come from ISO 15924.

Child Elements

<arrangement> may contain an optional <head> element. It must contain one or more of the following: <blockquote>, <chronlist>, <list>, <p>, <table>, and further <arrangement> elements.

DACS

See DACS Section 3.2, System of arrangement. Added value. (DACS 2013, pp.49-50)

Examples

<arrangement>
	<head>Arrangement</head>
	<p>Letters are arranged alphabetically by recipient's last name.</p>
</arrangement>
<arrangement>
	<head>Arrangement of the Materials</head>
	<p>Exact chronology of the materials cannot be established due to a lack of dates on any items. Materials are arranged by type, then by deduced chronological order and/or topic.</p>
</arrangement>

Changes from EAD 2002

<arrangement> gained attributes @lang and @script. @type changed to @localtype. It lost child elements <address> and <note>.

EAD3 Tag Library Entry

View the official tag library entry for <arrangement>