Type of Date
Event in the lifecycle of an article that this date is marking (for example, the date the manuscript was received or accepted, the date the electronic preprint was published, or the date of any revision or retraction).
Used on Element: <date>
|Text, numbers, or special characters||Typically a word or phrase that names or describes the purpose of a date, in this case, the publication date (pub-date) of a cited reference.|
|Restriction||@date-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.|
Although designed to accept any text as its value, the following are suggested date types:
The date a document, typically a manuscript, was accepted
The date an article was corrected
The publication date (electronic or print)
Preprint dissemination date (electronic or print)
The date an article was retracted
The date a document, typically a manuscript, was received
The date a revised document was received
The date revisions were requested
... <ref id="B14"> <element-citation publication-type="book" publication-format="print">... <source>A new kind of doctor: the general practitioner’s part in the health of the community</source> <date iso-8601-date="1988" date-type="published"> <year>1988</year></date> <publisher-loc>London</publisher-loc> <publisher-name>Merlin Press</publisher-name> </element-citation> </ref> ...