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<publicationstatus> Publication Status

<publicationstatus> is a new element in EAD3 and an optional child element of <control>. It records the current publication status of the EAD file.

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.
  • @valuerequired. Use this attribute to designate the publication status of the EAD file. Possible values are: inprocess, approved, and published.

Child Elements

<publicationstatus> may contain text to clarify the status. However, the important information should be recorded in the @value attribute.

Adjacent Elements

<publicationstatus> must be preceded by the required <maintenancestatus> and followed by the required <maintenanceagency>.

Examples

<publicationstatus value="published"/>

EAD3 Tag Library Entry

View the official tag library entry for <publicationstatus>