ANSI/NISO Z39.102-2017

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

8.2.63 @initials Initials for Personal Names

Initial(s) for the surname or the given names of a person.

In elements <given-names> and <surname>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The initial letters of a person’s given names.