Citation and responsible party information (CIT)

Citation and responsible party information (CIT) Version: 1.0



CIT 1.0 is an XML Schema implementation derived from ISO 19115-1, Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 1: Fundamentals, Clause 6.6.2. It includes utility elements for citation, identification, and web linkage of resources. The XML schema was encoded using the rules described in ISO/TS 19139:2007, Clause 8 and implementation approach from ISO/TS19115-3, Clause 8.

Sample XML files for cit 1.0

CodeLists for cit 1.0

XML Namespace for cit 1.0

The namespace URI for cit 1.0 is

XML Schema for cit 1.0

cit.xsd is the XML Schema document to be referenced by XML documents containing XML elements in the cit 1.0 namespace or by XML Schema documents importing the cit 1.0 namespace. This XML schema includes (indirectly) all the implemented concepts of the cit namespace, but it does not contain the declaration of any types.

The XML Schema for cit 1.0 are available here. A zip archive including all the XML Schema Implementations defined in ISO/TS 19115-3 and related standards is also available.

citation.xsd implements the UML conceptual schema defined in ISO 19115-1, Geographic Information - Metadata - Part 1: Fundamentals, Clause 6.6.2. It was created using the encoding rules defined in ISO 19118, ISO 19139, and the implementation approach described in ISO 19115-3 and contains the following classes (codeLists are bold): CI_Address, CI_Citation, CI_Contact, CI_Date, CI_DateTypeCode, CI_Individual, CI_OnLineFunctionCode, CI_OnlineResource, CI_Organisation, AbstractCI_Party, CI_PresentationFormCode, CI_Responsibility, CI_RoleCode, CI_Series, CI_Telephone, and CI_TelephoneTypeCode

The cit 1.0 namespace imports these other namespaces:

Name Standard Prefix Namespace Location Schema Location

Geographic COmmon



Metadata Common Classes



Schematron Validation Rules for cit 1.0

Schematron rules for validating instance documents of the cit 1.0 namespace are in cit.sch. Other schematron rule sets that are required for a complete validation are: gco.sch, and mcc.sch

Working Versions

When revisions to these schema become necessary, they will be managed in the ISO TC211 Git Repository.