use-type Type of Use

If there is a specific use-case for this citation, this attribute describes it, for example, if this is a data citation, it may state that the data was “analyzed-data” for this article, rather than generated.
OPTIONAL on elements: <element-citation>, <mixed-citation>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters There are no set value list for this attribute, but the current use-case is for data citations, to express the difference between generated, analyzed, or referenced data.
Restriction @use-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.

Suggested usage

For use in citing data ( publication-type="data"), there are three potential values:
Included or referenced external data that was generated in the course of the study on which the article reports.
Referenced data that was analyzed in the course of the study on which the article reports, but that was not generated for the study. This may include publicly available datasets.
Referenced data that was neither generated nor analyzed during the study.
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