degree-contribution Degree of Contribution

Indicates the level of contribution for this contributor, such as “Lead” or “Supporting”.
OPTIONAL on element: <role>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The degree of contribution, for example, “Lead” or “Equal”.
Restriction @degree-contribution is an optional attribute; there is no default.

Suggested usage

While the values of this attribute are unconstrained, the expected values (particularly useful for CRediT roles) are:
The contributor was one of the lead contributors.
The contributor was one of the supporting contributors, not a lead.
The contributor was neither a lead nor a supporting contributor; all contributors were equal.