<footnote> Footnote

<footnote> is a new element in EAD3 which may be used to create an annotation providing further information about an event, quotation, reference, etc. It may be used within <abstract>, <archref>, <bibref>, <entry>, <event>, <item>, <p>, <physfacet>, <ref>, and <unittitle>.


  • @actuate – not required. Determines whether a link occurs automatically or must be requested by a user. Possible values: onload, onrequest, other, none.
  • @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.”
  • @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.
  • @show – not required. Specifies when a link will be shown. Possible values are: embed, new.

Child Elements

<footnote> must contain at least one of the following: <blockquote>, <chronlist>, <list>, <p>, and <table>.


	<p>Over the centuries, many Slytherin faithful have combed the Slackbuie area looking for signs of his presence there. However, if any information has been found, it has not been published or passed down through common lore.</p>

EAD3 Tag Library Entry

View the official tag library entry for <footnote>