Type of People in the Person Group

Identifies the “role” of the persons being named in the <person-group> element, for example, a group of authors, a group of editors, members of the G&S chorus, etc.

Attribute Values

In 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
director Director
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: This attribute may be specified if the element is used.