Publisher’s Name


Name of the person, company, or other entity which published a work


The <publisher-name> element is used in two contexts:

  1. As a part of the metadata concerning a book or book component; and
  2. As part of the reference metadata inside a bibliographic reference list (inside a <citation> or <nlm-citation>).

Model Information

Content Model

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


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

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

Tagged Examples

Example 1

In book metadata:

<book-title><italic>C. ELEGANS</italic> II
<publisher-name>Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press</publisher-name>
<publisher-loc>Plainview, NY</publisher-loc>
<copyright-statement>&copy; 1997 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 
<copyright-holder>Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press</copyright-holder>

Example 2

In a bibliographic reference (punctuation and spacing removed):

<ref id="bid.1651">
<etal>et al.</etal>
<source>Mendelian Inheritance in Man</source>
<publisher-name>Johns Hopkins University Press</publisher-name> 

Example 3

In a bibliographic reference (punctuation and spacing preserved):

<ref id="bid.1651">
<etal>et al.</etal>
<source>Mendelian Inheritance in Man</source>.
<publisher-name>Johns Hopkins University Press</publisher-name>;