end_date End Date

Date on which the document stops being free-to-read or ends the given license, as defined in NISO RP-22-2015, Access License and Indicators.


Best Practice

NISO RP-22-2015 recommends that the end date be given in the ISO-8601 format “YYYY-MM-DD”, without inclusion of a time or a time zone.
OPTIONAL on element: <ali:free_to_read>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The ISO 8601 date on which the document stops being free-to-read. If this attribute is not used, it indicates that the document is permanently free-to-read.
Restriction @end_date is an optional attribute; there is no default.
Tagged Sample

Free-to-read flag with both start and end dates. The document is free to read after the start date. After the end date, the document will no longer be free to read.

 <ali:free_to_read xmlns:ali="http://www.niso.org/schemas/ali/1.0/" 
   start_date="2014-01-01" end_date="2014-12-31"/>