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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

Datacite Citation Display: Unlocking Data Citations

Kristian Garza
Are published datasets actually being cited? It's a question that must cross the mind of any avid reader of this blog at least once. We have talked about data citation plenty on this blog. Often, though, we talk about the links between academic resources and datasets — the kind of links collected by our Event Data Service. Many of these links between articles and datasets can be regarded as data citations, but not all....

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...

Project Lead - FAIR workflows project

Helena Cousijn
DataCite is looking for a Project Lead to manage a global Open Science project with partners across Europe and the United States. The role is funded by the ​​Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc.

Bringing together communities: IGSN and DataCite

Matt Buys & Kerstin Lehnert
DataCite and IGSN are pleased to announce their roadmap towards a partnership that intends to support the global adoption, implementation, and use of physical sample identifiers. This collaboration is aligned with our respective missions and brings together the strengths of each organization for the benefit of the research community.

The DataCite Technology Stack

Martin Fenner
DataCite is a DOI registration agency that enables the registration of scholarly content with a persistent identifier (DOI) and metadata. This content can then be searched for, reused, and connected to other scholarly resources. But how does the underlying...

Partnership between IGSN and DataCite

Matt Buys & Kerstin Lehnert
Earlier this year, DataCite and IGSN announced their roadmap towards a partnership to support the global adoption, implementation, and use of physical sample identifiers. Today, we are pleased to share the announcement of the partnership agreement.

Welcome Joseph to the DataCite Team!

Joseph Rhoads
DataCite is pleased to welcome Joseph Rhoads to our team. Joseph joined DataCite as an application developer in October 2021

From Vision to Visual

Paul Vierkant
The first strategic priority of DataCite’s vision 2021 is “Building on the DataCite identity". With the publication of the DataCite design manual, we are now taking the first step in our journey to create a consistent visual identity for our organization.

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