ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012

9 Journal Publishing Tag Set • 9.5 Attributes

9.5.33 @date-type Type of Date

Event in the lifecycle of an article that this date is marking (for example, the date the manuscript was received or accepted, the date the electronic preprint was published, or the date of any revision or retraction).

In this version of this Tag Set, there are two attributes that can be used to describe history dates and publication dates of articles. The @date-type attribute records the type of event in the lifecycle, such as accepted, published, or revised dates. In addition, the @publication-format attribute records the type of format or media, for example, print, to which the event happened. In previous versions of this Tag Set, the two types of information were combined, so an attribute could say that an article was ecorrected, meaning that the article was in electronic form and that it was corrected. In this Tag Set, the attribute @date-type would take the value corrected and the @publication-format attribute would take the value electronic to convey the same information.

In elements <date> and <pub-date>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters Typically a word or phrase that names or describes the purpose of a date, for example, received for the date a manuscript was received or corrected for the date a document was corrected.