Container element for information concerning the origin of an extract, figure, display quote, table, verse, or similar element.


Usage: This element is a very unregulated container that may hold a description of the source, name of the author, formal thanks, copyright or permissions material, or other information.
Display/Formatting Note: The contents of this element are typically displayed on a separate line (or lines), following the material it concerns, thus inheriting that material’s margins.


Content Model

<!ELEMENT  attrib       (#PCDATA %attrib-elements;)*                 >

Expanded Content Model

(#PCDATA | email | ext-link | uri | inline-supplementary-material | related-article | related-object | hr | bold | fixed-case | italic | monospace | overline | overline-start | overline-end | roman | sans-serif | sc | strike | underline | underline-start | underline-end | ruby | alternatives | inline-graphic | inline-media | private-char | chem-struct | inline-formula | tex-math | mml:math | abbrev | index-term | index-term-range-end | milestone-end | milestone-start | named-content | styled-content | fn | target | xref | sub | sup | x | break)*


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This element may be contained in:

Example 1

Table compiled from other sources:
<table-wrap position="anchor">
<label>Table 1</label>
  <title>Incidence of COPD in Asian Countries: a Comparison
of Japan, Korea, and India</title>
<table frame="box" rules="all" cellpadding="5">

<attrib>To compile this table, the authors reviewed data
from three studies on the incidence of chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD) in Asia conducted since 2001:
(1) COPD in Japan: the Nippon COPD Epidemiology Study.
Respirology. 2004;9:458-465; (2) Prevalence of Chronic
Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Korea: A Population-based
Spirometry Survey. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005;172:842
-847; (3) A multicentric study on epidemiology of chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease and its relationship with
tobacco smoking and environmental tobacco smoke exposure.
Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2006;48:23-27.</attrib>


Example 2

Poet and source for a poem:
  <title>Buy or Lease?<break/>
    Two Models for Scholarly Information<break/>
    at the End (or the Beginning) of an Era</title>
    <verse-line>Some say the world will end in fire,</verse-line>
    <verse-line>Some say in ice.</verse-line>
    <verse-line>From what I&rsquo;ve tasted of desire</verse-line>
    <verse-line>I hold with those who favor fire.</verse-line>
    <verse-line>But if it had to perish twice,</verse-line>
    <verse-line>I think I know enough of hate</verse-line>
    <verse-line>To say that for destruction ice</verse-line>
    <verse-line>Is also great</verse-line>
    <verse-line>And would suffice.</verse-line>
    <attrib>&mdash;Robert Frost &ldquo;Fire and Ice&rdquo;</attrib>

  <p>Within living memory, our use of print (static) information
has been governed by copyright law and the practices that have 
evolved around it. Enter electronic information, where publishers 
deliver it with licenses and new rules, a very different framework 
from copyright ...</p>

Example 3

Source for a graphic image:
<fig id="f1" orientation="portrait" position="float">
<graphic xlink:href="f1"/>
<attrib>Brookhaven National Laboratory</attrib>

Example 4

Speech with an attribution:
    <p>I will ask now Kakizawa from Your Party, is 
     it possible [for your party] to merge with the 
     Japan Restoration Party, this [topic] has also 
     become now the focus of the news.</p>
    <p>When appearing on this program I looked forward 
     enormously to decide on this, well, it is up to 
     [their] policy, policy is important.</p>
  <attrib>(<italic>Shin Hōdō 2001</italic>, November 25, 2012)</attrib>

Example 5

Verse group with an attribution:
  <verse-line>When dredful swelling seas, through boisterous windy blastes</verse-line>
  <verse-line>So tosse the shippes, that al for nought, serues ancor sayle and
  <verse-line>Who takes not pleasure then, safely on shore to rest,</verse-line>
  <verse-line>And see with dreade and depe despayre, how shipmen are distrest.</verse-line>
  <verse-line>Not that we pleasure take, when others felen smart,</verse-line>
  <verse-line>Our gladnes groweth to see their harmes, and yet to fele no parte.</verse-line>
  <attrib>(Tottel 1903:159)</attrib>