ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017

8 ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017 STS (Version 1.0) • 8.2 Attributes

8.2.5 @accredit-acronym Accreditation Acronym

Names the accrediting organization, for example, United States SDOs can name ANSI. This attribute provides a machine-searchable normalized version of the organization since the content of the <accrediting-organization> element is free form.

Best Practice: Since the attribute name includes the word acronym, the values (such as ANSI) should be given in ALL CAPS.

In element <accrediting-organization>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters An acronym that names the accrediting organization referenced in the <accrediting-organization> element