ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017

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

8.2.10 @assigning-authority Authority Responsible for an Identifier

Names the authority (such as Crossref, GenBank, or PDB) that assigned the identifier or is responsible for the identifier

In elements <ext-link> and <pub-id>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The name of the organization assigning the identifier.