Publication Identifier for a Cited Publication


The identifier of a publication, such as a journal article, that is listed within a <citation> inside a book or book component’s <ref-list>


The pub-id-type attribute is used either to identify the type of identifier, or to name the authority, organization, or system that defined this identifier, for example identifying a DOI, Medline identifier, PII, the publisher’s identifier, etc. (See pub-id-type for values.)


pub-id-type Type of Publication Identifier

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  pub-id       (#PCDATA)                                    >


Text, numbers, or special characters

This element may be contained in:

<citation> Citation; <related-article> Related Article Information; <related-object> Related Object Information

Tagged Example

<book-part id="bid.2" book-part-type="chapter" book-part-number="1">
<sec id="bid.3">
<p>Initially, GenBank was built and maintained at Los Alamos 
National Laboratory ...</p>
<ref id="bid.41">
<article-title>A common language for physical mapping 
of the human genome</article-title>
<pub-id pub-id-type="pmid">2781285</pub-id>