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$Date: 2002/06/12 11:18:00 $

authorgroup — Wrapper for author information when a document has multiple authors or collabarators


Content Model

authorgroup ::=


Common attributes


The AuthorGroup element is a wrapper around multiple authors or other collaborators.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes given very special treatment, especially on title pages or other displayed areas. Sometimes suppressed.


The following elements occur in authorgroup: author, collab, corpauthor, editor, othercredit.

See Also

author, authorblurb, collab, collabname, contrib, corpauthor, editor, othercredit, personblurb, personname.


The example below demonstrates AuthorGroup and many of the elements of Author.

<!DOCTYPE authorgroup PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN"
      <shortaffil>Director, M. Behn School of Coop. Eng.</shortaffil>
      <jobtitle>Director of Cooperative Efforts</jobtitle>
      <orgname>The Marguerite Behn International School of
               Cooperative Engineering</orgname>

      Peter's a super hero in his spare time.

For additional examples, see also bibliography, bookinfo, collab.