subjectset

subjectset — A set of terms describing the subject matter of a document.

Synopsis

subjectset ::=

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • scheme (NMTOKEN)

Description

A subjectset is a container for a set of subjects. All of the subjects within a subjectset should come from the same controlled vocabulary.

A document can be described using terms from more than one controlled vocabulary. In order to do this, you should use the scheme attribute to distinguish between controlled vocabularies.

Processing expectations

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

DocBook does not specify a relationship between subjectsets in different parts of a document or between a subjectset and the subjectsets of enclosing parts of the document.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

scheme

Identifies the controlled vocabulary used by this set's terms

Parents

These elements contain subjectset: biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset, info (db.info), info (db.titleforbidden.info), info (db.titleonly.info), info (db.titleonlyreq.info), info (db.titlereq.info), merge.

Children

The following elements occur in subjectset: subject.

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<info>
  <title>Example subjectset</title>
  <subjectset scheme="libraryofcongress">
    <subject>
      <subjectterm>Electronic Publishing</subjectterm>
    </subject>
    <subject>
      <subjectterm>SGML (Computer program language)</subjectterm>
    </subject>
  </subjectset>
</info>

<para>…</para>

</article>

Last revised by Norman Walsh on (git hash: c3457cab689d8fd89ba4252de204cf9a14e40acd 6a501344525f32f9834f0e4a5c3c3f8131803fa4 47fe34b28bad7941a61b9c1c17d47f6eed36cd04)