Time Frame


Indicates whether an annotation has been added as part of the current editorial process, or is instead a historical annotation

Attribute Values

In Element

<annotation> Annotation
Value Meaning
current The annotation was added as part of making the work accessible through the NCBI Bookshelf or other current archiving project.
historical When the work was examined, it was already annotated in this fashion (No attempt is made to date the annotation; for example, a penciled note from 1863 or from 1963 is considered historical.)
Restriction: This attribute may be specified if the element is used.