What data elements are required on each record?


The following metadata elements are required on all records that are indexed. Each element has examples below.

  • Declaration (XML Schema or DTD---is required above the first record)
  • Article title (in English)
  • Personal author(s)/contributor(s); affiliation of the first author
  • Language (if no language is noted, English is assumed)
  • Abstract (in English)
  • Pagination (first page, last page, if noted)
  • Journal title
  • Publisher name
  • ISSN (print and electronic if both are available)
  • Identifier: Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or URL link, if available
  • Extent (First page, last page)
  • Volume number
  • Issue number
  • Date of publication