ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2015

10 Article Authoring Tag Set, version 1.1 • 10.5 Attributes

10.5.7 @assigning-authority Authority Responsible for an Identifier

Names the authority (such as CrossRef, GenBank, or PDB) that assigned the identifier or is responsible for the identifier

In elements <ext-link> and <pub-id>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The name of the organization assigning the identifier.