A container element that holds the source, author, formal thanks, copyright material, or other information concerning the origin of an extract, display quote, poetry (<verse-group>), or similar element


Formatting Note: The contents of this element are typically displayed on a separate line (or lines), following the material it concerns, thus inheriting that material’s margins.

Model Information

Content Model

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


Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<array> Array (Simple Tabular Array); <boxed-text> Boxed Text; <chem-struct-wrapper> Chemical Structure Wrapper; <disp-quote> Quote, Displayed; <fig> Figure; <graphic> Graphic; <media> Media Object; <preformat> Preformatted Text; <statement> Statement, Formal; <supplementary-material> Supplementary Material; <table-wrap> Table Wrapper; <table-wrap-foot> Table Wrapper Footer; <verse-group> Verse Form for Poetry

Tagged Example

<title>Buy or Lease?<break/>
Two Models for Scholarly Information<break/>
at the End (or the Beginning) of an Era</title>
<verse-line>Some say the world will end in fire,</verse-line>
<verse-line>Some say in ice.</verse-line>
<verse-line>From what I&rsquo;ve tasted of desire</verse-line>
<verse-line>I hold with those who favor fire.</verse-line>
<verse-line>But if it had to perish twice,</verse-line>
<verse-line>I think I know enough of hate</verse-line>
<verse-line>To say that for destruction ice</verse-line>
<verse-line>Is also great</verse-line>
<verse-line>And would suffice.</verse-line>
<attrib>&mdash;Robert Frost &ldquo;Fire and Ice&rdquo;</attrib>
<p>Within living memory, our use of print (static) information has been 
governed by copyright law and the practices that have evolved around it. 
Enter electronic information, where publishers deliver it with licenses and 
new rules, a very different framework from copyright....</p>