<season> Season

Season of publication (for example, Spring, Third Quarter).


This element is used inside book, book part, and collection metadata elements as well as inside bibliographic references (<element-citation> or <mixed-citation>) and other referencing elements such as <related-object>.
Related Elements
In Citations: Within citations (<element-citation> and <mixed-citation>), this element is used to name the date of publication. The elements <year>, <date>, <day>, <month>, and <season> may all be used to describe the date a cited resource was published. Other dates inside a citation, such as a copyright date, the date on which the author accessed the resource, or a withdrawal date, should be tagged using <date-in-citation> with the @content-type attribute used to name the type of date (copyright, access-date, time-stamp, etc.).

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
Text, numbers, or special characters
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  season       (#PCDATA)                                    >
Tagged Sample

In citations

Mixed citation
  <person-group person-group-type="author">
  </person-group>. <article-title>Designing 
  information-abundant web sites: issues and 
  <source>Web Developers' Journal</source>
  <year iso-8601-date="1997">1997</year> <season>Summer</season>;
  <issue-title>World Wide Web Usability</issue-title>:
  <page-range>100&ndash;101, 105, 107&ndash;120</page-range>.
Element citation
  <person-group person-group-type="author">
  <article-title>Designing information-abundant web
   sites: issues and recommendations</article-title>
  <source>Web Developers' Journal</source>
  <issue-title>World Wide Web Usability</issue-title>
  <page-range>100-101, 105, 107-120</page-range>
  <year iso-8601-date="1997">1997</year>
Related Resources
For a discussion on the use of <season>, see Dates in Citations.