<identifier> An alpha-numeric string that establishes the identity of the described material.
Module MEI.shared
@analog (optional) Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value of datatype string. att.bibl
@authURI (optional) The web-accessible location of the controlled vocabulary from which the value is taken. Value conforms to data.URI . att.authorized
@authority (optional) A name or label associated with the controlled vocabulary from which the value is taken. Value of datatype string. att.authorized
@facs (optional) Permits the current element to reference a facsimile surface or image zone which corresponds to it. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.facsimile
@label (optional) Provides a name or label for an element. The value may be any string. Value of datatype string. att.commonPart
@n (optional) Provides a number-like designation for an element. Value conforms to token . att.common
@subtype (optional) Provide any sub-classification for the element, additional to that given by its type attribute. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@type (optional) Characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.typed
@xml:base (optional) Provides a base URI reference with which applications can resolve relative URI references into absolute URI references. Value conforms to data.URI . att.commonPart
@xml:id (optional) Regularizes the naming of an element and thus facilitates building links between it and other resources. Each id attribute within a document must have a unique value. Value of datatype ID. att.id
Member of
Contained by
May contain
<memberOf key= " att.authorized" />
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.facsimile" />
<memberOf key= " att.typed" />
<memberOf key= " model.identifierLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.textphraseLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.editLike" />
<rng:ref name= " model.transcriptionLike" />

Examples include an International Standard Book/Music Number, Library of Congress Control Number, publisher's number, a personal identification number, an entry in a bibliography or catalog, etc. The type attribute may be used to indicate the system from which the identifier was derived.

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements