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DataCite Profiles and ORCID Auto-Update webinar

Laura Rueda
Last Monday, DataCite organized the first in a series of t webinars were we will be sharing our latest developments, new services, collaborations with different organizations and best practices to get the most out of persistent identifiers and data...

Announcing Data-Level Metrics in DataCite Labs

Martin Fenner
Last week Jennifer Lin shared information on the Making Data Count (MDC) project on this blog. MDC is a project funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to design and develop metrics that track and measure data use – data-level metrics

Announcing the Organization Identifier Project: a Way Forward

Martin Fenner
The scholarly research community has come to depend on a series of open identifier and metadata infrastructure systems to great success. Content identifiers (through DataCite and Crossref) and contributor identifiers (through ORCID) have become foundational...

Explaining the DataCite/ORCID Auto-update

Martin Fenner
This Monday ORCID, CrossRef and DataCite announced (ORCID post, CrossRef post, DataCite post) the new auto-update service that automatically pushes metadata to ORCID when an ORCID identifier is found in newly registered DOI names. This is the first...

Launching the DataCite Status Page

Martin Fenner
As a provider of crucial scholarly infrastructure, it is critical that DataCite not only provides a reliable service, but also properly communicates problems. The best way to do this is via a central status page, a best practice used by many organizations...

Mysteries in Reference Lists

Martin Fenner
On Tuesday the journal PLOS ONE celebrated its 10th anniversary (see blog post by PLOS ONE Editor-in-Chief Jörg Heber and blog post by PLOS ONE Managing Editor Iratxe Puebla and PLOS Advocacy Director Catriona MacCallum). PLOS ONE (and PLOS) have changed...

2016 in review

Laura Rueda
2016 has been a year of many changes at DataCite. Since the (already not-so-new!) team joined in late 2015, DataCite has become a more dynamic and highly engaged organisation. Structural, technical and cultural changes have helped us see our biggest...

Announcing the DataCite Blog Relaunch

Martin Fenner
The DataCite blog has migrated to a new platform, from a hosted version at Ghost to a self-hosted version using Jekyll. The main reason for this change is that it gives us more control over the formatting of blog posts. The migration was easy as both...

Announcing the DataCite Profiles Service

Martin Fenner
DataCite Labs today is launching the DataCite Profiles service, a central place for users to sign in with DataCite, using their ORCID credentials. The first version of DataCite Profiles focusses on integration with ORCID via the Search & Link and

DataCite Metadata Schema 4.0 Webinar

Laura Rueda
On June 30th, 2016, DataCite organised a webinar to introduce the community to the new version of its metadata schema developed by DataCite’s Metadata Working Group. and support the different integrators interested in migrating to the new schema. http...

Using YAML Frontmatter with CSV

Martin Fenner
CSV (comma-separated values) is a popular file format for data. It is popular because it is very simple: CSV is text-based and any application that can open text files can read or write CSV. This makes it a good fit for digital preservation. We don...

Thoughts on the Research Data Alliance 6th Plenary

Martin Fenner
The Research Data Alliance 6th Plenary last week discussed numerous topics very relevant to DataCite. Below is a short subjective list of topics I found interesting. If you attended RDA, feel free to add your thoughts in the comments. And if you didn...

Dynamic Data Citation Webinar

Martin Fenner
On July 12, 2016, DataCite invited Andreas Rauber to present the recommendations for dynamic data citation of the RDA Data Citation Working Group in a webinar. Andreas is one of the co-chairs of the RDA working group, and he gave a throughout overview...

New DataCite Metadata Schema 4.0

Laura Rueda
Many things have changed in the last two years in the research community. Data publication and data citation are becoming a standard in different communities, and DataCite is proud to support the development of best practices and services for these...

Digging into Metadata using R

Martin Fenner
In the first post of this new blog a few weeks ago I talked about Data-Driven Development, and that service monitoring is an important aspect of this. The main service DataCite is providing is registration of digital object identifiers (DOIs) for scholarly...

Open Science, Open Data and DataCite DOIs

Laura Rueda
At DataCite we are incredibly proud of supporting Open Science. Over the past several years, DataCite DOIs have been assigned to millions of research datasets. All of these DOIs are an important step towards making data a first-class citizen in scholarly...

A common API for retrieving DataCite Metadata

Martin Fenner
Today we are launching a new version of the DataCite API at http://api.datacite.org. This new version includes numerous bug fixes and now includes related resources (e.g. data centers, members or contributors) according to the JSONAPI spec. The changelog...

Auto-Update Has Arrived!

Martin Fenner
This post has been cross-posted from the ORCID blog. We will follow up with a blog post later this week explaining the DataCite auto-update implementation. Since ORCID’s inception, our key goal has been to unambiguously identify researchers and provide...

Adding References to the DataCite Blog

Martin Fenner
We launched this blog six weeks ago on a hosted version of Ghost, the open source blogging platform. Ghost doesn’t have all the features of Wordpress or other more mature blogging platforms, but it is a pleasure to use. The other alternative would...

Persistent Identifiers: Enabling Services for Data Intensive Research

Martin Fenner
Yesterday DataCite and ePIC co-hosted the workshop Persistent Identifiers: Enabling Services for Data Intensive Research. Below is a short summary of the tweets, all using the hashtag #pid_paris. Full room to discuss Persistent Identifiers for Data...

Zotero for Data Repositories Webinar

Laura Rueda
On May 17, 2016, DataCite continued our monthly webinar series with Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) at Syracuse University, presenting on Zotero for data repositories. Sebastian is an expert in scholarly...

The Tsinghua University Library joins DataCite

Laura Rueda
DataCite is delighted to welcome the Tsinghua University Library to the DataCite community! The Tsinghua University Library supports the University’s mission of education and research. It engages with the ongoing environment to deliver world-class...

Recap: Persistent Identifiers in Paris

Patricia Cruse
In late September DataCite and ePIC co-hosted a conference, Persistent Identifiers: Enabling Services for Data Intensive Research, in Paris on the Monday before the RDA Sixth Plenary meeting. It was a great way to kick-off a busy week of data conversations...

Welcome United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Patricia Cruse
DataCite is pleased to welcome USGS to the DataCite community. USGS is one of the largest government scientific agencies in the world and was created by an act of the US Congress over 125 years ago. With vast holdings in Earth and biological data,...

Data catalog cards: simplifying article/data linking

Martin Fenner
Data citation is core to DataCite’s mission and DataCite is involved in several projects that try to facilitate data citation, including THOR, Data Citation Implementation Pilot (DCIP), Research Data Alliance (RDA), and COPDESS. The biggest roadblock...

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