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2,000 Data Repositories and Science Europe’s Framework for Discipline-specific Research Data Management

Michael Witt
By offering detailed information on more than 2,000 research data repositories, re3data has become the most comprehensive source of reference for research data infrastructures globally. Through the development and advocacy of a framework for discipline...

Make Data Count Update: November, 2017

Daniella Lowenberg
This blog post by Daniella Lowenberg was cross-posted from the Make Data Count blog. The Make Data Count (MDC) project is moving ahead with full force and the team wanted to take a moment to update the research stakeholder community on our project...

New DataCite Metadata Updates Support Software Citation

Joan Starr
The DataCite Metadata Schema 4.1 has been released today. If the 4.1 release has a theme, it is support for software citation. The DataCite Metadata Working Group addressed this topic in response to increasing interest within the community, including...

Publishing tabular data as blog post

Martin Fenner
CSV in many ways is for data what Markdown is for text documents: a very simple format that is both human- and machine-readable, and that – despite a number of shortcomings - is widely used. Given the popularity of Markdown for writing blog posts,...

PIDs for conferences - your comments are welcome!

Aliaksandr Birukou
This blog post by guest author Aliaksandr Birukou was cross-posted from the Crossref blog. Aliaksandr Birukou is the Executive Editor for Computer Science at Springer Nature and is chair of the [Project PID Group])(https://www.crossref.org/working...

DOI Fabrica 1.0 is Here!

Robin Dasler
The DataCite team is pleased to announce the release of DOI Fabrica 1.0! DataCite Providers and Clients can check it out at [https://doi.datacite.org]. DOI Fabrica is the new web interface for DataCite DOI registration services. With DOI Fabrica, you...

It’s Time to Make Your Data Count!

Daniella Lowenberg, Amber Budden & Patricia Cruse
One year into our Sloan funded Make Data Count project, we are proud to release Version 1 of standardized data usage and citation metrics! As a community that values research data it is important for us to have a standard and fair way to compare metrics...

The DataCite API Landscape

Robin Dasler
Over the years we’ve developed a number of services to help our members create, manage, and discover DOIs. We’ve added features and functionality along the way that we hope helps our members and the public do useful things with DOIs. But underneath...

Are your data being used? Event Data has the answer!

Robin Dasler & Helena Cousijn
DataCite Blog

Data citation: what and how for publishers

Helena Cousijn & Rachael Lammey
DataCite Blog

Introducing the PID Graph

Martin Fenner & Amir Aryani
This post has been cross-posted from the FREYA blog. Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are not only important to uniquely identify a publication, dataset, or person, but the metadata for these persistent identifiers can provide unambiguous linking between...

Building community: the first 5 years of DataCite

Frauke Ziedorn
As part of our 10-year anniversary, we want to tell you the story of how DataCite was founded 10 years ago. Therefore, we approached several people ‘who were there’ to tell you their part of the story. This guest blog post is by Frauke Ziedorn, who...

A Tune-Up for the Statistics Portal

Robin Dasler
We’ve previously shared with you our plans to migrate all of our services from Solr to Elasticsearch. (See for example our 2019 preview(Dasler, 2018) or how we’ve used Elasticsearch to make an improved DataCite Search(???).) Elasticsearch is already...

The DataCite GraphQL API is now open for (pre-release) business

Martin Fenner
DataCite DOIs describe resources such as datasets, samples, software and publications with rich metadata. An important part of this metadata is the description of connections between resources that use persistent identifiers (PIDs) provided by DataCite...

Leave us feedback on our new roadmap

Robin Dasler
We As some of you may have seen at our last open hours, our roadmap has a new look. The previous version was fed directly from our GitHub milestones. This meshed nicely with how we operate at DataCite, but we heard from many of you that GitHub wasn...

MoU between DataCite and FAIRsharing: improving criteria for the recommendation of data repositories

Helena Cousijn, Peter McQuilton & Susanna Sansone
We’re delighted to announce a joint effort between DataCite and FAIRsharing to improve, in collaboration with several leading publishers, the criteria used by journal publishers for the recommendation of research data repositories for the benefit of...

We’re Having A PID Party - And You’re Invited!

Helena Cousijn

Announcing DataCite's 2020 member meetings

Matt Buys

2020 Strategic Priorities for Services and Infrastructure

Martin Fenner & Sarala Wimalaratne
In a blog post four weeks ago DataCite Executive Director Matt Buys talked about the DataCite strategic priorities for 2020 (Buys, 2020). In this post we want to talk a bit more about the strategic priorities for this year we have regarding services...

Making Data Discoverable Through Better Metadata

Robin Dasler & Helena Cousijn
As the world continues to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, access to reliable scientific information is more important than ever. DataCite’s mission is to provide the means to create, find, cite, connect, and use research. DataCite members...

DataCite Commons - Exploiting the Power of PIDs and the PID Graph

Martin Fenner
Today DataCite is proud to announce the launch of DataCite Commons, available at https://commons.datacite.org. DataCite Commons is a discovery service that enables simple searches while giving users a comprehensive overview of connections between entities...

DataCite mailing lists: transition to using member information in Fabrica

Paul Vierkant & Helena Cousijn
Introduction As a member organization, it is crucial that all members receive relevant information from us and are kept up to date in a timely manner. For the last couple of years, we have used two google mailing lists: the allmembers list and the...

How would you recognize the contributions made by a dataset?

Richard Wynne
DataCite occasionally has guest blog posts that illustrate how the community makes use of DataCite services or metadata. In this post, we hear from Richard Wynne from Rescognito, who have started using DataCite metadata to explore how persistent identifiers...

Farewell to DataCite

Martin Fenner
After six years as DataCite Technical Director, I am both sad and excited to announce that I will be leaving DataCite, beginning a new adventure as an independent developer for the invenioRDM project on August 1st. My focus will remain on research...

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