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Please note that this schema is no longer current. See: Name Authority Schema for the updated version.

Organization Contact Information

Information Group

Information Unit

Definition

Field Type

Repeatable

Notes

Example

Organization information

Organization's address

The address where an organization can be contacted.

See Address units of information

Yes

 

 

 

Organization's contact name

The representative of an Organization who is normally liaised with.

See Person units of information.

Yes

 

 

 

Organization's main body

The name of an Organization.

Text

No

 

 

Person Contact Information

Information Group

Information Unit

Definition

Field Type

Repeatable

Notes

Example

Person information

Person's additions to name

Terms of honor used when the Person is referred to in relation to their position or work.

Text

Yes

 

Elizabeth I, Queen of England

 

Person's address

The address where a Person can be contacted.

See Address units of information

Yes

 

 

 

Person's forename

A Person's given name.

Text

No

 

 

 

Person's initials

The initial letters of the Person's forenames and Person's surnames.

Text

No

 

 

 

Person's salutation

The form of greeting used in correspondence.

Text

No

 

 

 

Person's surname

A Person's family name.

Text

No

 

 

 

Person's title

The form of address used by a Person.

Text

No

 

 

Address Information

Information Group

Information Unit

Definition

Field Type

Repeatable

Notes

Example

Address information

Address - e-mail

The e-mail address used to contact an Organization or Person.

Text

Yes

 

 

 

Address - fax number

The fax number used to contact an Organization or Person.

Text

Yes

 

 

 

Address - place

The elements of an Address which are required for retrieval purposes.

See Place units of information.

Yes

 

 

 

Address - postcode

The postcode or zip code of an Address.

Text

No

 

 

 

Address - telephone number

the telephone number used to contact an Organization or Person.

Number

Yes

 

 

 

Address - text

The address of an Organization, Person or Location as expressed for mailing purposes.

Text

No

 

 

 

Address type

The status or use of an Address.

Controlled text

Yes

 

mailing