publisher-type Type of Publisher

Type of publisher or publishing organization of a work being cited (for example, “government”, “standards-body”, “university”, “commercial”, “foundation”, “private”, “corporate”).


The @publication-type, @publisher-type, and @publication-format attributes replace the @citation-type attribute of prior versions, which provided no clear way to distinguish these different notions.
OPTIONAL on elements: <element-citation>, <mixed-citation>, <nlm-citation>
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The type of publisher, for example, “government”.
Restriction @publisher-type is an optional attribute; there is no default.
Tagged Sample

A government agency as the publisher of a book cited in the bibliography

<element-citation publication-type="book"
  publication-format="videocassette" publisher-type="gov">
 <source>Making maps in the brain</source>
 <publisher-loc>Bethesda (MD)</publisher-loc>
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