Contributor Identifier

One identifier for a person such as a contributor or principal investigator. This element will hold an ORCID, a trusted publisher’s identifier, a JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency) identifier, or an NII (National Individual Identifier).


External Identifier: This element holds an external identifier, assigned to a contributor by an agency such as the publisher, an archive, an aggregator or hosting service, or an ORCID authority. The contents of this element should not be confused with the @id attribute, which holds an internal document identifier that can be used by software to preform a simple link.


authenticated Authenticated
content-type Type of Content
contrib-id-type Contributor Identifier Type
id Document Internal Identifier
specific-use Specific Use
xml:base Base
xml:lang Language

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  contrib-id   %contrib-id-model;                           >

Expanded Content Model



Text, numbers, or special characters

This element may be contained in:


<contrib-id contrib-id-type="orcid">http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1825-0097</contrib-id>
<contrib-id contrib-id-type="scopus">7007156898</contrib-id>
<given-names>Josiah Stinkney</given-names></name>