Name of a institution or organization, such as a university or corporation, that is the affiliation for a contributor such as an author or an editor
All levels of a multi-tier organization are listed within a single <aff> element, for example, a program, a department, and a university may be part of the same <aff>. Similarly, both a division and a corporation would be inside one <aff>.
<!ELEMENT aff (#PCDATA %aff-elements;)* >
(#PCDATA | addr-line | country | fax | institution | phone | email | ext-link | uri | break | bold | italic | monospace | overline | roman | sc | strike | underline | fn | target | xref | sub | sup)*
Any combination of:
... <contrib-group> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <name><surname>Weinstein</surname> <given-names>Melvin P.</given-names></name> <aff>Departments of Medicine and Pathology, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-0019</aff> <address> <institution>Departments of Medicine and Pathology, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School</institution> <addr-line>1 Robert Wood Johnson Pl.</addr-line> <addr-line>New Brunswick, NJ 08901-0019</addr-line> <country>USA</country> <phone>(732) 235-7713</phone> <fax>(732) 235-7951</fax> <email>firstname.lastname@example.org</email> </address> </contrib> </contrib-group> ...
In a contributor group in article metadata
... <article-meta> <title-group> <article-title>Systematic review of day hospital care for elderly people</article-title> </title-group> <contrib-group> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <name><surname>Forster</surname> <given-names>Anne Williams</given-names> </name> <role>research physiotherapist</role> <aff>Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA</aff> </contrib> ... </contrib-group> ... </article-meta> ...