citetitle — The title of a cited work.


citetitle ::=


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • At most one of:
    • pubwork (enumeration)
      • “article”
      • “bbs”
      • “book”
      • “cdrom”
      • “chapter”
      • “dvd”
      • “emailmessage”
      • “gopher”
      • “journal”
      • “manuscript”
      • “newsposting”
      • “part”
      • “refentry”
      • “section”
      • “series”
      • “set”
      • “webpage”
      • “wiki”
      • “other”
    • All or none of:
      • pubwork (enumeration)
        • “other”
      • otherpubwork (NMTOKEN)


A citetitle provides inline markup for the title of a cited work.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. Often italicized for books and quoted for articles.


Common attributes and common linking attributes.

any attribute

Any attribute in any other explicit namespace


Identifies the nature of some other kind of publication being cited


Identifies the nature of the publication being cited

Enumerated values:

An article


A bulletin board system


A book




A chapter (as of a book)




An email message


A gopher page


A journal


A manuscript


A posting to a newsgroup


A part (as of a book)


A reference entry


A section (as of a book or article)


A series


A set (as of books)


A web page


A wiki page


Some other kind of work


These elements contain citetitle: attribution, biblioentry, bibliomixed, bibliomset, biblioset, bridgehead, caption (db.html.caption), citation, citetitle, classsynopsisinfo, contrib, emphasis (db.emphasis), entry, enumitemdescription, firstterm (db.firstterm), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), funcsynopsisinfo, glosssee, glossseealso, glossterm (db.glossterm), link, literallayout, member, meta (db.meta.content), olink, orgdiv, para, phrase (db.phrase), primary, primaryie, programlisting, quote (db.quote), refdescriptor, refentrytitle, refname, refpurpose, remark, screen, secondary, secondaryie, see, seealso, seealsoie, seeie, seg, segtitle, simpara, subtitle, synopsis, synopsisinfo, td, term, termdef, tertiary, tertiaryie, th, title, titleabbrev, tocentry.


The following elements occur in citetitle: text, abbrev, accel, acronym, alt, anchor, annotation, application, author, biblioref, buildtarget, citation, citebiblioid, citerefentry, citetitle, classname, code, command, computeroutput, constant, coref, database, date, editor, email, emphasis (db._emphasis), emphasis (db.emphasis), enumidentifier, enumname, enumvalue, envar, errorcode, errorname, errortext, errortype, exceptionname, filename, firstterm (db._firstterm), firstterm (db.firstterm), footnote, footnoteref, foreignphrase (db._foreignphrase), foreignphrase (db.foreignphrase), function, glossterm (db._glossterm), glossterm (db.glossterm), guibutton, guiicon, guilabel, guimenu, guimenuitem, guisubmenu, hardware, indexterm (db.indexterm.endofrange), indexterm (db.indexterm.singular), indexterm (db.indexterm.startofrange), initializer, inlineequation, inlinemediaobject, interfacename, jobtitle, keycap, keycode, keycombo, keysym, link, literal, macroname, markup, menuchoice, methodname, modifier, mousebutton, nonterminal, olink, ooclass, ooexception, oointerface, option, optional, org, orgname, package, parameter, person, personname, phrase (db._phrase), phrase (db.phrase), productname, productnumber, prompt, property, quote (db._quote), quote (db.quote), remark, replaceable, returnvalue, revnumber, shortcut, subscript, superscript, symbol, systemitem, tag, templatename, termdef, token, trademark, type, typedefname, unionname, uri, userinput, varname, wordasword, xref.

See Also

Related elements: citation, citebiblioid, citerefentry.


1 |<article xmlns=''>
  |<title>Example citetitle</title>
  |<para>For a complete methodology for DTD creation, see
5 |<citetitle pubwork="book">Developing SGML DTDs: From Text to Model
  |to Markup</citetitle> by Eve Maler and Jeanne El Andaloussi.

For a complete methodology for DTD creation, see Developing SGML DTDs: From Text to Model to Markup by Eve Maler and Jeanne El Andaloussi.