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$Date: 2002-06-12 07:19:37 -0400 (Wed, 12 Jun 2002) $

pubsnumber — A number assigned to a publication other than an ISBN or ISSN or inventory part number


Mixed Content Model

pubsnumber ::=


Common attributes

Parameter Entities

The following parameter entities contain pubsnumber:

Parameter Entities


A PubsNumber identifies a document in some unspecified numbering scheme. This number may exist instead of, or in addition to, an ISBN or ISSN number.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Sometimes suppressed.

DocBook does not control, or specify, the numbering scheme used for documents.

Deprecated as of DocBook V4.2, see biblioid instead.


The following elements occur in pubsnumber: emphasis, indexterm, inlinegraphic, inlinemediaobject, link, olink, remark, replaceable, subscript, superscript, trademark, ulink.

See Also

biblioid, invpartnumber, isbn, issn, issuenum, productnumber, seriesvolnums, volumenum.


For examples, see contractsponsor, othercredit.