event-type Type of Event

Type or kind of event in the publication history of a document, for example, a reprint of a book or the publication of a revised online edition.
OPTIONAL on element: <event>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The type of event, for example, “reprint”, “revision”, “edition3”.
Restriction @event-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.
Tagged Sample

Describing various lifecycle events for an article (e.g., a manuscript’s acceptance)

  <event event-type="received">
   <event-desc>Received: <string-date iso-8601-date="2017-09-12">
    <month>September</month> <day>12</day>, <year>2017</year></string-date></event-desc>

  <event event-type="accepted">
   <event-desc>Accepted: <string-date iso-8601-date="2018-05-26">
    <month>May</month> <day>26</day>, <year>2018</year></string-date></event-desc>

  <event event-type="pub">
   <event-desc>Accepted Manuscript published: <string-date iso-8601-date="2018-05-30">
    <month>May</month> <day>30</day>, <year>2018</year></string-date> (version 1)</event-desc>

  <event event-type="pub">
   <event-desc>Version of Record published: <string-date iso-8601-date="2018-06-13">
    <month>June</month> <day>13</day>, <year>2018</year></string-date> (version 2)</event-desc>