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Comment #00509 - Allow volume to repeat in Archiving article-meta - z39.96-2012.pdf

Comment 509
Addressed (Unresolved)
ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012, JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite (version 1.0) (Revision 0)
Comment Submitted by
Laura Randall
2014-06-05 10:50:45

I would like to request that the volume tag be allowed to repeat in article-meta in the Archiving tag set.

The existing model does not allow volume to repeat but I have examples from a journal that published articles under two volumes--one a cumulative volume and one under a "New Series" title (example submitted with comment as multi-volume.gif; also available at https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6MQUWovAMjaVW1xQ1ZRbVZPSEk/edit?pli=1).

I would like to be able to tag the article meta with the following:


I bellieve this parallels the tagging that is described for capturing multiple issues identified for a single article:


Additionally, the @content-type and @specific-use attributes are already available on the volume element, which I think only really makes sense on elements that can repeat.

Supporting File: multi-volume.gif
Submitter Proposed Solution

Please allow volume to repeat in article-meta in Green.

Jeffrey Beck
2014-10-21 14:41:33

The request is denied. The current definition (and therefore semantics) of the element <volume-id>
will not be changed.

The Standing Committee felt that this distinction was too subtle to expect users (anyone not in this
meeting) to completely comprehend or capture consistently. Instead (as explained in #00508),
<volume> will be allowed to repeat. The documentation for <volume> will be written to mirror that
in <issue>, two separate but equal volume numbers for the same volume, differentiated by
@content-type. John Meyer’s samples will be used to illustrate this.

Laura Randall’s “Hospital” volume example will also be used, to illustrate the case of a single
regular publication volume number (<volume>) accompanied by a second <volume>
(differentiated using @content-type) that represents a volume number from the beginning of the
publication of a series or other parallel numbering scheme.