Keyword Authority


Name of the thesaurus, ontology, or even the organization that established this particular group of keywords, for example, “MESH”, “IEEE”, “author”, “ICD9-codes”, etc.

Attribute Values

In Element

<kwd-group> Keyword Group
Value Meaning
Data characters Text, numbers, or special characters that name the source of the keywords. This may be an organization (such as “IEEE”) or the name of a thesaurus, subject index, or ontology (such as “MESH”).
Restriction: This attribute may be specified if the element is used.