Section Metadata


In some books, individual chapters, modules, or other types of book parts have different authors, or some book parts are authored by different contributors from the enclosing book. This wrapper element for section-level metadata is used to capture information concerning those contributors.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  sec-meta     %sec-meta-model;                             >


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract> Abstract; <ack> Acknowledgments; <app> Appendix; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <notes> Notes; <sec> Section; <trans-abstract> Translated Abstract

Tagged Example

<book-title>Clinical Methods</book-title>
<subtitle>The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations</subtitle>
<contrib contrib-type="editor">
<given-names>H. Kenneth</given-names></name>
<book-part id="bid.2" book-part-number="1" book-part-type="chapter">
<given-names>David A.</given-names>
<title>Collecting and Analyzing Data: Doing and 
<p>Clinicians embrace problem solving as one of 
their primary goals in patient care ...</p>