Volume Number


Number of a journal (or other document) within its series


The <volume> element is used in two contexts: 1) as a part of the metadata describing a book itself, and 2) as part of a description of a cited work inside a bibliographic reference (<citation>).

Related Elements

The related <volume-id> element is used to record an identifier, such as a DOI, that describes an entire volume of a journal.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  volume       (#PCDATA %volume-elements;)*                 >


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<book-meta> Book Metadata; <book-part-meta> Book Part Metadata; <citation> Citation; <related-article> Related Article Information; <related-object> Related Object Information

Tagged Example

<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>