keyword — One of a set of keywords describing the content of a document


Content Model

keyword ::=

  • text


A Keyword is a term describing the content of a document. The keyword applies to the document component that contains it.

Processing expectations

Keywords are rarely displayed to a reader. Usually, they are reserved for searching and retrieval purposes. If they are displayed, they may be displayed either inline or as a displayed block, depending on context.

Unlike SubjectTerms, which should be drawn from a controlled vocabulary, keywords may be chosen freely.


These elements contain keyword: keywordset.

See Also

keywordset, subject, subjectset, subjectterm


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