Container element to contain the information (such as name and affiliation) about a single contributor to an article, for example, one author
Conversion Note: In a typical case, the @id attribute of an contributor’s affiliation (<aff>), correspondence information (<corresp>), or any footnote in the author note group will be pointed to by one or more Contributor<contrib> elements, thereby linking the two.
However, in those instances in which a symbol or some other mechanism denotes a relationship between a contributor and his/her affiliation, correspondence information, etc., use <xref> to point to the affiliation (<aff>), the corresponding information (<corresp>), or footnote in the author note group.
Anonymous. The name of a contributor that is being withheld or is not known may be recorded using the EMPTY element <anonymous>, which is expected cause text such an “Anonymous” or “anon.” to be generated for display or print.
Conversion Note: For users of the Elsevier Tag Sets, when the ranking or importance of authors has been marked as a note (for example, using <ranking>), the ranking information may be encoded in the <role> element. Thus, the Elsevier-tagged text:
would be converted to:
<!ELEMENT contrib %contrib-model; >
((anonymous | collab | name | string-name)*, (degrees | address | aff | author-comment | bio | email | etal | ext-link | on-behalf-of | role | uri | xref)*)
The following, in order:
<book> <book-meta> <book-id pub-id-type="other">handbook</book-id> <book-title-group> <book-title>The NCBI Handbook</book-title> </book-title-group> <edition>1<sup>st</sup></edition> <contrib-group> <contrib contrib-type="editor" rid="bid.m.1"> <name><surname>McEntyre</surname> <given-names>Jo</given-names></name> </contrib> <contrib contrib-type="editor" rid="bid.m.1"> <name><surname>Ostell</surname> <given-names>Jim</given-names></name> </contrib> </contrib-group> <aff id="bid.m.1"> <institution>National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health</institution>, <addr-line>Bethesda, MD 20892-6510</addr-line> </aff> <publisher> <publisher-name>National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health</publisher-name> <publisher-loc>Bethesda, MD</publisher-loc></publisher> <pub-date><month>11</month><year>2002</year></pub-date> <counts> <fig-count count="98"/> <table-count count="40"/> <equation-count count="0"/> <ref-count count="115"/> <page-count count="532"/> <word-count count="149852"/> </counts> </book-meta> <book-front>...</book-front> <body>...</body> <back>...</back> </book>