<teiHeader> (TEI header) supplies descriptive and declarative metadata associated with a digital resource or set of resources. [2.1.1 The TEI Header and Its Components 15.1 Varieties of Composite Text]
Moduleheader — The TEI Header
Attributesatt.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp))
typespecifies the kind of document to which the header is attached, for example whether it is a corpus or individual text. Sample values include: 1] text; 2] corpus
DeprecatedThis feature will be withdrawn after 2016-11-18
Status Optional
Datatype teidata.enumerated
Sample values include:
the header is attached to a single text. [Default]
the header is attached to a corpus.
Contained by
core: teiCorpus
textstructure: TEI
May contain

One of the few elements unconditionally required in any TEI document.

   <title>Shakespeare: the first folio (1623) in electronic form</title>
   <author>Shakespeare, William (1564–1616)</author>
    <resp>Originally prepared by</resp>
    <name>Trevor Howard-Hill</name>
    <resp>Revised and edited by</resp>
    <name>Christine Avern-Carr</name>
   <distributor>Oxford Text Archive</distributor>
    <addrLine>13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, UK</addrLine>
   <idno type="OTA">119</idno>
    <p>Freely available on a non-commercial basis.</p>
   <date when="1968">1968</date>
   <bibl>The first folio of Shakespeare, prepared by Charlton Hinman (The Norton Facsimile,
   <p>Originally prepared for use in the production of a series of old-spelling
       concordances in 1968, this text was extensively checked and revised for use during the
       editing of the new Oxford Shakespeare (Wells and Taylor, 1989).</p>
    <p>Turned letters are silently corrected.</p>
    <p>Original spelling and typography is retained, except that long s and ligatured
         forms are not encoded.</p>
  <refsDecl xml:id="ASLREF">
   <cRefPattern matchPattern="(\S+) ([^.]+)\.(.*)"

    <p>A reference is created by assembling the following, in the reverse order as that
         listed here: <list>
      <item>the <att>n</att> value of the preceding <gi>lb</gi>
      <item>a period</item>
      <item>the <att>n</att> value of the ancestor <gi>div2</gi>
      <item>a space</item>
      <item>the <att>n</att> value of the parent <gi>div1</gi>
    <date when="1989-04-12">12 Apr 89</date> Last checked by CAC</item>
    <date when="1989-03-01">1 Mar 89</date> LB made new file</item>
Content model
  <elementRef key="fileDesc"/>
  <classRef key="model.teiHeaderPart"

  <elementRef key="revisionDesc"

Schema Declaration
<rng:element name="teiHeader">
 <rng:ref name="att.global.attributes"/>
 <rng:ref name="att.global.rendition.attributes"/>
 <rng:ref name="att.global.linking.attributes"/>
 <rng:ref name="att.global.analytic.attributes"/>
 <rng:ref name="att.global.facs.attributes"/>
 <rng:ref name="att.global.change.attributes"/>
 <rng:ref name="att.global.responsibility.attributes"/>
  <rng:attribute name="type"

   <rng:ref name="teidata.enumerated"/>
  <rng:ref name="fileDesc"/>
   <rng:ref name="model.teiHeaderPart"/>
   <rng:ref name="revisionDesc"/>
element teiHeader
   attribute type { teidata.enumerated }?,
   ( fileDesc, model.teiHeaderPart*, revisionDesc? )