Size of a resource or object described in a bibliographic reference or product. The @units attribute must be used to name the unit of measure (for example, minutes, hours, linear feet, pages).


specific-use Specific Use
units Units
xml:lang Language

Model Description

Text, numbers, or special characters, zero or more

This element may be contained in:

<element-citation>, <mixed-citation>, <related-article>, <related-object>

Example 1

<element-citation publication-type="commun">
<comment>115 Park Street, W, [London, GB]</comment>
<source>Letter to: Marquis Townshend</source>
<size units="leaf">4 leaves</size>
<comment>Located at: Modern Manuscripts Collection,
History of Medicine Division, National Library of
Medicine, Bethesda, MD; MS F 179</comment>
<annotation><p>Nightingale responds to Townshend&rsquo;s
request on behalf of a Mrs. Montague for funds to
support old nurses</p></annotation>

Example 2

<p>The toll of AIDS in Africa far exceeds its proportion
of the world population. Only 12% of the world's population
inhabit Africa, but the continent has over 60% of the
AIDS-infected population. Mortality statistics are complicated
by the relationship between Tuberculosis and HIV.
<related-object source-id="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/
source-id-type="url" source-type="book">
<person-group person-group-type="editor">
<given-names>Dean T.</given-names></name>
<source>Disease and Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa</source>
<publisher-name>The World Bank</publisher-name>
<publisher-loc>Washington, DC</publisher-loc>
<size units="page">416</size>