abbrev-type Type of Journal Title Abbreviation

Identifier of the authority that defined the abbreviation (for example, “nlm-ta” for an NLM title abbreviation, “publisher” for a publisher-specific abbreviation).
OPTIONAL on element: <abbrev-journal-title>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters A name, acronym, or descriptive word naming the authority responsible for the abbreviation, for example, “publisher”, meaning that the publisher of the article assigned the abbreviation.
Restriction @abbrev-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.
Tagged Sample

Authorities designating different abbreviations for the same journal

 <abbrev-journal-title abbrev-type="nlm-ta">Proc Natl Acad Sci USA</abbrev-journal-title>
 <abbrev-journal-title abbrev-type="publisher">PNA</abbrev-journal-title>