Name of Person (Unstructured)

Container element for personal names captured with mixed-content where the order of the name components is not enforced.


This is a very loose element, which may contain text, numbers, special characters, generated text, and any or all of the naming elements, such as <surname>.
Usage: If the name parts are unknown or untagged, put the whole name within the <string-name> element, for example, “<string-name>Ice Cube</string-name>”. Use of the <string-name> element is more likely to lead to better searching in a repository than merely leaving the person’s name untagged.


Model Description

This element may be contained in:

Example 1

As part of a bibliographic reference for a journal:
 <ref id="ref_4">
  <mixed-citation publication-type="journal"
   <source>Dtsch. Lebensmitt. Rundsch</source>. 
   <year iso-8601-date="1974">1974</year>, 
   <volume>70</volume> p. <fpage>57</fpage></mixed-citation>

Example 2

A bibliographic reference for a conference paper:
 <mixed-citation publication-type="paper"
   <etal>et al.</etal></person-group> 
  <article-title>From ERIC source documents to abstracts:  
   A problem in readability</article-title> Presented at the 
  <conf-name>Rocky Mountain Education Research 
   Association</conf-name>, <conf-loc>Tucson, AZ</conf-loc>,
  <conf-date iso-8601-date="1973-11-29">November 29, 1973</conf-date>. 

Example 3

As part of a bibliographic reference for a report:
 <mixed-citation publication-type="report"
  <source>NISO/CLIR/RLG Technical Metadata for 
   Images Workshop, April 18-19, 1999</source> [Report]. 
  <publisher-loc>Bethesda, MD</publisher-loc>: 
  <publisher-name>National Information Standards 
  c<date-in-citation content-type="copyright"