<availability>

Groups elements that describe the availability of and access to a bibliographic item, including an MEI-encoded document.
Module
MEI.header
Attributes
analog, class, copyof, corresp, data, follows, label, n, next, precedes, prev, resp, sameas, synch, type, xml:base, xml:id
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
data(optional)Used to link metadata elements to one or more data-containing elements. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared) Attributes common to many elements.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that form the basis of the att.common class.
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.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that uniquely identify an element.
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 is a valid xml:id.
(MEI.shared)
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes that specify element-to-element relationships.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes used to supply a number-like designation for an element.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
(MEI.shared) Attributes capturing information regarding responsibility for some aspect of the text's creation, transcription, editing, or encoding.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Attributes which can be used to classify features.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
(MEI.shared) Bibliographic attributes.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
(MEI.shared) Attributes for linking metadata to data.
data(optional)Used to link metadata elements to one or more data-containing elements. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
analog(optional)Contains a reference to a field or element in another descriptive encoding system to which this MEI element is comparable. Value is plain text.
class(optional)Contains one or more URIs which denote classification terms that apply to the entity bearing this attribute. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
copyof(optional)Points to an element of which the current element is a copy. Value conforms to data.URI.
corresp(optional)Used to point to other elements that correspond to this one in a generic fashion. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
data(optional)Used to link metadata elements to one or more data-containing elements. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
follows(optional)points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be predecessors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
label(optional)Captures text to be used to generate a label for the element to which it's attached, a "tool tip" or prefatory text, for example. Should not be used to record document content. Value is plain text.
n(optional)Provides a number-like designation that indicates an element's position in a sequence of similar elements. May not contain space characters. Value conforms to data.WORD.
next(optional)Used to point to the next event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
precedes(optional)Points to one or more events in a user-defined collection that are known to be successors of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
prev(optional)Points to the previous event(s) in a user-defined collection. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
resp(optional)Indicates the agent(s) responsible for some aspect of the text's transcription, editing, or encoding. Its value must point to one or more identifiers declared in the document header. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
sameas(optional)Points to an element that is the same as the current element but is not a literal copy of the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
synch(optional)Points to elements that are synchronous with the current element. One or more values from data.URI, separated by spaces.
type(optional)Designation which characterizes the element in some sense, using any convenient classification scheme or typology that employs single-token labels. One or more values of datatype NMTOKEN, separated by spaces.
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.
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 is a valid xml:id.
Member of
model.pubStmtPartGroups elements that may appear as part of the publication statement for a bibliographic item.
model.titlePagePartGroups elements that may appear as part of a title page transcription.
Contained by
itemGroups elements that describe the availability of and access to a bibliographic item, including an MEI-encoded document.
(MEI.header) Groups elements that may appear as part of the publication statement for a bibliographic item.
pubStmtGroups elements that may appear as part of the publication statement for a bibliographic item.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements that may appear as part of a title page transcription.
titlePageGroups elements that may appear as part of a title page transcription.
FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) declarations.
itemSingle instance or exemplar of a source/manifestation.
Metadata header component declarations.
pubStmt(publication statement) – Container for information regarding the publication or distribution of a bibliographic item, including the publisher's name and address, the date of publication, and other relevant details.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
titlePageContains a transcription of the title page of a text.
May Contain
(MEI.header) Groups elements that may appear as part of a description of the availability of and access to a bibliographic item.
textual content
accessRestrictGroups elements that may appear as part of a description of the availability of and access to a bibliographic item.
distributorGroups elements that may appear as part of a description of the availability of and access to a bibliographic item.
priceGroups elements that may appear as part of a description of the availability of and access to a bibliographic item.
sysReqGroups elements that may appear as part of a description of the availability of and access to a bibliographic item.
useRestrictGroups elements that may appear as part of a description of the availability of and access to a bibliographic item.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements used to represent a postal address.
addressGroups elements used to represent a postal address.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements containing date expressions.
dateGroups elements containing date expressions.
(MEI.shared) Groups elements used to provide a heading at the start of a text division or other markup component.
headGroups elements used to provide a heading at the start of a text division or other markup component.
(MEI.shared) Groups identifier-like elements.
identifierGroups identifier-like elements.
Metadata header component declarations.
accessRestrict(access restriction) – Describes the conditions that affect the accessibility of material.
priceThe cost of access to a bibliographic item.
sysReq(system requirements) – System requirements for using the electronic item.
useRestrict(usage restrictions) – Container for information about the conditions that affect use of a bibliographic item after access has been granted.
Component declarations that are shared between two or more modules.
distributorPerson or agency, other than a publisher, from which access (including electronic access) to a bibliographic entity may be obtained.
Remarks

When used within the fileDesc element, availability indicates access to the MEI-encoded document itself.This element is modelled on elements in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standards.

Declaration
<elementSpec ident="availability" module="MEI.header">
<desc>Groups elements that describe the availability of and access to a bibliographic item, including an MEI-encoded document.</desc>
<classes>
<memberOf key="att.common"/>
<memberOf key="att.bibl"/>
<memberOf key="att.dataPointing"/>
<memberOf key="model.pubStmtPart"/>
<memberOf key="model.titlePagePart"/>
</classes>
<content>
<rng:ref name="macro.availabilityPart" />
</content>
<remarks>
<p>When used within the
<gi scheme="MEI">fileDesc</gi>
element,
<gi scheme="MEI">availability</gi>
indicates access to the MEI-encoded document itself.</p>
</remarks>
<remarks>
<p>This element is modelled on elements in the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD) standards.</p>
</remarks>
</elementSpec>