subjectterm

subjectterm — A term in a group of terms describing the subject matter of a document.

Synopsis

subjectterm ::=

  • text

Description

A subjectterm is an individual subject word or phrase that describes the subject matter of a document or the portion of a document in which it occurs.

Subject terms are not expected to contain any markup. They are external descriptions from a controlled vocabulary.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Subject terms are rarely displayed to a reader. Usually, they are reserved for searching and retrieval purposes.

Parents

These elements contain subjectterm: subject.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on (git hash: 32232d73aaed8bf7134470f3f72f9e1dc6874d38 68abf83671c42c0ef5e0aed2f171edf1c3b1bdcd)