<seriesstmt> Series Statement

If the encoded finding aid belongs to a published monographic series, use the <seriesstmt>, a wrapper element within <filedesc>, to encode information about the series. The information may simply be encoded in <p> tags or include the <titleproper> and <num> elements for greater specificity.

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.
  • @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

<seriesstmt> must contain at least one of the following elements <num>, <p>, and/or <titleproper>.

Adjacent Elements

<seriesstmt> may be preceded by an optional <editionstmt> and followed by an optional <notestmt>.

Examples

<seriesstmt>
	<titleproper>Manuscripts of the Founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry</titleproper> <num>4</num>
</seriesstmt>

Changes from EAD 2002

<seriesstmt> gained attributes @lang and @script.

EAD3 Tag Library Entry

View the official tag library entry for <seriesstmt>