supplement-type Type of Supplement

Type of supplement or the reason for the supplement (for example, “conference” for a supplement containing information from a conference or symposium).


In NISO STS, this attribute is used only on citations and other referencing elements such as related articles. This is expected to be uncommon in standards documents.
The content of this element indicates the type of supplement or reason for the supplement (if the publisher has recorded that information), for example:
for supplements to a particular journal issue
for supplements containing information from a conference, symposium, or other gathering
for supplements issued at regular intervals
for supplements concerning a particular subject area
OPTIONAL on element: <supplement>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The type or reason for the supplement, for example, “conference” or “issue”.
Restriction This is an optional attribute; there is no default.