Within a bibliographic reference (<citation> or <nlm-citation>), the title of a journal, book, conference proceedings, etc. that contains (is the source of) the material that is being cited


content-type Type of Content
id Identifier
xml:lang Language

Related Elements

Within a bibliographic reference (<citation> or <nlm-citation>), the <source> element is the title of the container being referenced, such as a journal or a book, and the title of the article within the journal or proceedings that is being cited is contained in an <article-title> element.

Model Information

Content Model

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


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

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

Tagged Examples

Example 1

In a bibliographic reference (punctuation and spacing removed):

<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>

Example 2

In a bibliographic reference (punctuation and spacing preserved):

<ref id="B8"><label>8</label>
</name>. <article-title>Effects and costs of 
day-care services for the chronically ill: a randomized 
experiment</article-title>. <source>Medical Care</source>
<year>1980</year>; <volume>18</volume>:
<pub-id pub-id-type="publisher-id">WES-6772889</pub-id>.