Type of People in the Person Group

Role of the persons being named in <person-group> element (for example, authors, editors, members of the G&S chorus).

With the Element

Value Meaning
allauthors Used to identify a complete list of authors when a subset of the author group is used elsewhere in the citation. This may occur, for example, when a citation identifies both a book and a chapter within the book.
assignee Persons to whom a patent is awarded.
author Content creators.
compiler Persons who put together a composite work from multiple sources.
curator Person or group responsible for data curation or archival curation
director Directors.
editor Content editors.
guest-editor Content editors that have been invited to edit all or part of a work.
inventor Idea, software, or machine creators.
transed Editors of a translated version of a work.
translator Persons who translated the cited work from one language into another.
Restriction: @person-group-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.


<person-group person-group-type="author">
<given-names>Ruth A</given-names></name>