<item>

<item> Single instance or exemplar of a source/manifestation.
Module MEI.frbr
Attributes
@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
@data (optional) Used to link metadata elements to one or more data-containing elements. One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.datapointing
@evaluate (optional) Specifies the intended meaning when a participant in a relationship is itself a pointer. Allowed values are: " all" (If an element pointed to is itself a pointer, then the target of that pointer will be taken, and so on, until an element is found which is not a pointer.) , " one" (If an element pointed to is itself a pointer, then its target (whether a pointer or not) is taken as the target of this pointer.) , " none" (No further evaluation of targets is carried out beyond that needed to find the element(s) specified in plist or target attribute.) att.targeteval
@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
@target (optional) Allows the use of one or more previously-undeclared URIs to identify passive participants in a relationship; that is, the entities pointed "to". One or more values from data.URI , separated by spaces. att.pointing
@targettype (optional) Characterization of target resource(s) using any convenient classification scheme or typology. Value of datatype NMTOKEN. att.pointing
@xlink:actuate (optional) Defines whether a link occurs automatically or must be requested by the user. Allowed values are: " onLoad" (Load the target resource(s) immediately.), " onRequest" (Load the target resource(s) upon user request.), " none" (Do not permit loading of the target resource(s).), " other" (Behavior other than allowed by the other values of this attribute.) att.pointing
@xlink:role (optional) Characterization of the relationship between resources. The value of the role attribute must be a URI. Value conforms to data.URI . att.pointing
@xlink:show (optional) Defines how a remote resource is rendered. Allowed values are: " new" (Open in a new window.), " replace" (Load the referenced resource in the same window.), " embed" (Embed the referenced resource at the point of the link.), " none" (Do not permit traversal to the referenced resource.), " other" (Behavior other than permitted by the other values of this attribute.) att.pointing
@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
Declaration
<classes>
<memberOf key= " att.datapointing" />
<memberOf key= " att.common" />
<memberOf key= " att.bibl" />
<memberOf key= " att.pointing" />
<memberOf key= " att.targeteval" />
<memberOf key= " model.itemLike" />
</classes>
<content>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " model.identifierLike" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " availability" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " physDesc" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " physLoc" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " history" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " notesStmt" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " classification" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " componentGrp" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:optional>
<rng:ref name= " relationList" />
</rng:optional>
<rng:zeroOrMore>
<rng:ref name= " extMeta" />
</rng:zeroOrMore>
</content>

MEI Guidelines Version 3.0.0

MEI Elements