A group of authors, editors, or other contributors credited under a single name, either as a collaboration in the strict sense of the word, or when an organization such as a laboratory, educational institution, corporation, or department acts as the contributor, for example authored the work
Not to be confused with the element <contrib-group>, which is a container element that holds information such as the names and affiliations of a group of individual contributors.
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Any combination of:
... <contrib-group> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <collab> Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), <institution>World Health Organization</institution>, Geneva, <country>Switzerland</country> </collab> </contrib> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <collab> Nonoccupational HIV PEP Task Force, Brown University AIDS Program and the <institution>Rhode Island Department of Health</institution>, Providence, Rhode Island</collab> </contrib> </contrib-group> ...
In an mixed-style bibliographic citation (punctuation and spacing preserved):
... <ref id="B1"> <mixed-citation publication-type="book"> <collab>Research Unit of the Royal College of Physicians and British Geriatric Society</collab>. <source>Geriatric day hospitals: their role and guidelines for good practice</source>. <publisher-loc>London</publisher-loc>: <publisher-name>RCP</publisher-name>; <year>1994</year>. </mixed-citation> </ref> ...
In an element-style bibliographic citation (punctuation and spacing removed):
... <ref> <element-citation publication-type="report"> <collab>National High Blood Pressure Education Program (US)</collab> <source>The fourth report on the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure in children and adolescents</source> <edition>Rev. ed</edition> <publisher-loc>Bethesda (MD)</publisher-loc> <publisher-name>National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (US)</publisher-name> <year>2005</year> <size units="page">48 p</size> <comment>(NIH publication; no. 05-5267)</comment> </element-citation> </ref> ...