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Using Jupyter Notebooks with GraphQL and the PID Graph

Martin Fenner
Two weeks ago DataCite announced the pre-release version of a GraphQL API [Fenner (2019)]. GraphQL simplifies complex queries that for example want to retrieve information about the authors, funding and data citations for a dataset with a DataCite...

Tracking the Growth of the PID Graph

Martin Fenner
The connections between scholarly resources generated by persistent identifiers (PIDs) and associated metadata form a graph: the PID Graph [Fenner & Aryani (2019)]. We developed this PID Graph concept in the EC-funded FREYA project, and have identified...

Fabrica Update: Introducing Repositories

Robin Dasler

Announcing the new Member API

Martin Fenner
When we launched the new version of the OAI-PMH service in November (Hallett (2019)), and retired Solr (used by the old OAI-PMH service) in December, we completed the transition to Elasticsearch as our search index, and the REST API as our main API...

German Research Foundation to fund new services of re3data

Helena Cousijn & Martin Fenner

\"PIDs for instruments: a way forward\"

Matt Buys, Robin Dasler & Martin Fenner
As a community-driven organization, we continue to focus and explore use cases with our members. The persistent identification and citation of scientific instruments is a particular use case that continues to gain momentum across community stakeholders...

Introducing the PID Services Registry

Richard Hallett
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new persistent identifier (PID) services registry available at https://pidservices.org, a new service to find services built upon different PIDs from core technology providers and those who integrate from...

Making the most out of available Metadata

Martin Fenner
Metadata are essential for finding, accessing, and reusing scholarly content, i.e. to increase the FAIRness [Wilkinson et al. (2016)] of datasets and other scholarly resources. A rich and standardized metadata schema that is widely used is the first...

Welcome Suzanne to the DataCite Team!

Suzanne Vogt & Martin Fenner
DataCite is pleased to welcome Suzanne Vogt to our team. Suzanne joined DataCite as an application developer in November 2020. Can you tell us a little bit about what you did before you started working for DataCite? I have been a software developer...

2021 underway!

Matt Buys
At the end of last year, we had the opportunity to reflect on 2020 as a year and plan for 2021. It was certainly a challenging year for all of us in the community and it is during these times that we realize our collective strength! Despite the challenges that we had, DataCite continued to grow as a global community working together...

Strength in our community!

Matt Buys
2021 was yet another year of the unexpected as the world continues to grapple with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is in times like these that communities pull together to help each other and look for a better future. As such, our year-end-post includes thoughts and perspectives from our members and team around the world.

Open hours updates: Spring re-launch open hours for consortium leads

Elizabeth Krznarich, Kristian Garza & Mary Hirsch
DataCite Open Hours are an opportunity for anyone in the community to hear the latest updates, ask questions and engage with DataCite staff and other community members. Sometimes there’s even a festive pub quiz!...

Introducing Rorie Edmunds, Samples Community Manager

Rorie Edmunds

DataCite Make Data Count Webinar Series

Paul Vierkant
Make Data Count (MDC) is a scholarly change initiative, made up of researchers and open infrastructure experts, building and advocating for evidence-based open data metrics. Throughout MDC’s tenure, various areas key to the development of research data assessment metrics have been identified. Please join a Spring seminar and discussion series centered around priority work areas, adjacent initiatives to learn from, and steps that can be taken immediately to drive diverse research communities towards assessment and...

DataCite Member Meeting 2021 Recap

Paul Vierkant
Four weeks have passed since the DataCite Member Meeting 2021. On September 21 2021, the DataCite Team, our members, and the PID community met virtually and discussed topics ranging from DataCite’s strategic visioning process, the product roadmap and metadata, to the world of PIDs. Leveraging the advantages of an online event, we shared the recordings and slides of the sessions one week later. Hundreds of views and downloads within just one month reflect a continuing...

Join a DataCite Steering Group!

Sarala Wimalaratne
DataCite is a membership and community organization and we encourage involvement from people that share our vision. To help guide and support our growth and ongoing development, DataCite has two Steering Groups: the Services and Technology Steering Group and the Community Engagement Steering Group. Our Steering Groups provide a venue for participation by interested community members and help us with priority setting and identify strategies related to sustainability planning, services, and outreach.

Connecting research, identifying knowledge | DataCite vision to reality

Matt Buys
Since our founding in 2009, DataCite’s strategy has been led by our community of members and partners around the world. We work with organisations globally to help identify, find, cite, connect, and use research. Our community consists of stakeholders throughout the research lifecycle, including researchers and organisations identifying and citing research resource types. During 2021, building on our core values, our community went through a strategic visioning process to understand current perspectives of DataCite, how...

To better understand research communication, we need a GROUPID (group object identifier)

Daniel S. Katz
The following is a guest post by Daniel S. Katz, cross-posted from his blog. After a number of general discussions in the research communication community, mostly focused on software citation, and then a few separate discussions with Anita Bandrowski...

From Pilot to Service

Martin Fenner
Today I am pleased to announce the launch of a new service, DataCite Labs Search – the service is available immediately at http://search.labs.datacite.org/. This is one of THOR’s first services and is based on work in the earlier EC-funded ODIN Project...

Announcing Our New Application Developer

Martin Fenner & Kristian Garza
DataCite is pleased to welcome Kristian Garza to our team. Kristian is our new application developer and he comes to DataCite with a wealth of experience in Open Science, web development, and data repositories. Get to know him better via this interview...

Cool DOI's

Martin Fenner

Get involved in the DataCite Community!

Patricia Cruse
DataCite is a community driven organization, and we encourage involvement from people that share our data sharing vision. Over the past year, DataCite has seen a tremendous amount of growth and uptake in the use of DataCite DOIs...

Tip: Getting data into Impactstory but not your ORCID profile

Lars Juhl Jensen
The following is a guest post by Lars Juhl Jensen, cross-posted from his blog. I use Impactstory to track altmetrics for my publications. I believe they did the right thing by not asking me to maintain yet another online profile and instead building...

Happy Birthday ORCID

Martin Fenner
Three years ago today Open Researcher & Contributor ID (ORCID) launched its service at the Outreach Meeting in Berlin. One of many tweets from the launch day: Congrats to (???) the ORCID registry is live (http://t.co/2lxn0nLa) NPG is a proud launch...

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