<issue>

Issue Number

Definition

The issue number of a journal; in the journal metadata, this is the issue number of the issue in which the article appears.

Remarks

This element may be used in bibliographic references <citation> and <nlm-citation>. For extensive examples of formatted <nlm-citation>s including use of <issue>s in <nlm-citation>s, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations. To see tagged versions of these examples, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations - XML Tagged.

Related Elements

The related element <issue-id> records an identifier for the journal. This <issue> number element is typically just a simple number such as “4” or “35”.

Model Information

Content Model

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

Description

Text, numbers, or special characters, zero or more

This element may be contained in:

<article-meta> Article Metadata; <citation> Citation; <nlm-citation> NLM Citation Model; <product> Product Information; <related-article> Related Article Information

Tagged Examples

Example 1

In article metadata:


...
<article-meta>
<article-id pub-id-type="pmid">...</article-id>
<title-group>...</title-group>
<contrib-group>...</contrib-group>
<aff id="StLukes">...</aff>
<pub-date pub-type="pub">
<day>27</day><month>3</month>
<year>1999</year>
</pub-date>
<volume>318</volume>
<issue>7187</issue>
<fpage>837</fpage>
<lpage>841</lpage>
<history>
<date date-type="accepted">
<day>29</day>
<month>1</month>
<year>1999</year></date>
</history>
<copyright-statement>Copyright &#x00A9; 1999, British 
Medical Journal</copyright-statement>
<copyright-year>1999</copyright-year>
<abstract>
<p>To examine the effectiveness of
day hospital attendance in prolonging independent living for elderly
people.</p>
</abstract>
</article-meta>
... 


Example 2

In a NLM-style bibliographic citation:


...
<ref>
<nlm-citation citation-type="journal">
<person-group>
<name>
<surname>You</surname>
<given-names>CH</given-names>
</name>
<name>
<surname>Lee</surname>
<given-names>KY</given-names>
</name>
<name>
<surname>Chey</surname>
<given-names>RY</given-names>
</name>
<name>
<surname>Menguy</surname>
<given-names>R</given-names>
</name>
</person-group>
<article-title>Electrogastrographic study of patients with unexplained nausea, bloating and vomiting</article-title>
<source>Gastroenterology</source>
<year>1980</year>
<month>08</month>
<volume>79</volume>
<issue>2</issue>
<fpage>311</fpage>
<lpage>314</lpage>
</nlm-citation>
</ref>
...

Module

common.ent