Type of Publication

Combined form of both the type and format of publication, combined. This attribute comes from an older version of JATS; Deprecated in NISO STS.


Best Practice: This attribute, which is used only on the elements <issn> and <pub-date>, reflects an older version of JATS, which used specific precombined values. For NISO STS, Best Practice is:

Used on Elements: <issn>, <pub-date>

Text, numbers, or special characters.Precombined type and format of the document. Best Practice is not to use this attribute. See Remarks above.
RestrictionThis is an optional attribute; there is no default.