supplement-type Type of Supplement

Type of supplement or the reason for the supplement (for example, “conference” for a supplement containing information from a conference symposium).


Indicates the type of supplement or reason for the supplement (if the publisher has recorded that information), for example:
for supplements to a particular journal issue
for supplements containing information from a conference, symposium, or other gathering
for supplements issued at regular intervals
for supplements concerning a particular subject area
OPTIONAL on element: <supplement>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The type of or reason for the supplement, for example, “conference” or “issue”.
Restriction @supplement-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.
Tagged Sample

A supplement dedicated to a particular topic

<element-citation publication-type="journal" publication-format="print">
 <article-title>Creating Gardens to Attract Butterflies</article-title>
 <source>Envtl. Gardening</source>
 <year iso-8601-date="2013-04">2013</year><month>April</month>
 <supplement supplement-type="topic">Suppl A</supplement>