A container element for a section of notes that may appear in introductory material (<book-front>) for a book or book component (e.g., a chapter), or in a book or book component’s <back>


id Identifier
notes-type Type of Notes

Related Elements

Not to be confused with the general notes and footnotes that can appear at the bottom of a table (<table-wrap>), these should be tagged as ordinary paragraphs and footnotes inside a <table-wrap-foot> container element.

Model Information

Content Model

<!ELEMENT  notes        %notes-model;                                >


The following, in order:

This element may be contained in:

<abstract> Abstract; <ack> Acknowledgments; <app> Appendix; <back> Back Matter; <book-front> Book Front Matter; <book-meta> Book Metadata; <book-part-meta> Book Part Metadata; <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <notes> Notes; <sec> Section; <trans-abstract> Translated Abstract

Tagged Example

<sec><title>Note Added in Proof</title>
<p>Similar sequence information has been obtained in another study (S. Mishiro,
personal communication) and has been deposited under GenBank accession numbers
&#x2013;. For the purposes of HBV nomenclature, we have proposed that the
chimpanzee HBV be abbreviated as ChHBV.</p>