It won’t validate in version 3.5 because there are some attributes in the file that were not defined until 3.6.


I changed:






and it validates.





From: Metadata Object Description Schema List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Wynand Van Der Walt
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Subject: [MODS] Request for assistance - MODS Linked Data




Rhodes University (within the SEALS Consortium environment in South Africa) is working towards ensuring that the metadata created for digital objects adhere to requirements for Linked Data. Using XML Notepad 2007 to create the records, I receive the following error which I don’t know how to correct. Any suggestions would be most welcome – see attached for full record).  XML Notepad indicates that the “Authority attribute is not declared” yet I have added the information.:


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Any assistance and/or recommendations would be appreciated.




Wynand van der Walt | Head Librarian: Technical Services | RU Library Services

Rhodes University - P O Box 184 – Grahamstown - 6140|TEL: +27(0)46 603 8281|

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