Type of Related Article


Names the type of related article that is being referenced, for example, a companion article or a review of the book. This is not a prescribed list, but may take any text value. (See suggested values below.)


The <related-article> element describes (and may point to as well) an article that bears some relationship to the work. This attribute describes that relationship.

Attribute Values

In Element

<related-article> Related Article Information
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The article type for the related journal article, for example, “review”. This attribute may take any value, but see the list of suggested values below.
Restriction: This attribute must be specified if the element is used.

Suggested usage

Potential values for this attribute describe how the related article is related:


Additional material for a book, which was generated too late to be added to the main text


Associated commentary on the work


A companion (related or sibling) work


Sometimes called “erratum”.


Names a review of the book