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Making testing simpler: our new approach to test accounts

Robin Dasler
DataCite Blog

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...

DataCite Is an Exciting Place to Be

Patricia Cruse
Recently I was at a conference and a fellow conference-goer saw on my name badge that that I worked for DataCite and they stepped back and said, “Wow, DataCite must be a very exciting place to be right now.” I agree. It is very exciting and I am thrilled...

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...

EZID DOI Service is Evolving

Patricia Cruse, Michael Witt & Joan Starr
The California Digital Library (CDL) and Purdue University are adopting a new strategic direction for their EZID digital object identifier (DOI) services to support DataCite’s long-term sustainability and to improve DOI services for the broader community...

Upcoming Changes to DOI Content Negotiation

Martin Fenner
DOI content negotiation is one of the oldest DataCite services, launched in 2012. Content negotiation makes it easy to fetch DataCite metadata in other metadata formats, for example BibTeX or schema.org, or as formatted citation in one of more than...

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

Robin Dasler & Helena Cousijn
DataCite Blog

Cool DOI's

Martin Fenner
In 1998 Tim Berners-Lee coined the term cool URIs (1998), that is URIs that don’t change. We know that URLs referenced in the scholarly literature are often not cool, leading to link rot (Klein et al., 2014) and making it hard or impossible to find...

Welcome to the DataCite Team, Robin!

Robin Dasler & Martin Fenner
DataCite is pleased to welcome Robin Dasler to our team. Robin joined DataCite as product manager in March. Get to know her better via this interview. Robin Dasler Can you tell us a little bit about what you did before you started working for DataCite...

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

It's all about Relations

Martin Fenner
In a guest post two weeks ago Elizabeth Hull explained that only 6% of Dryad datasets associated with a journal article are found in the reference list of that article, data she also presented at the IDCC conference in February (Mayo, Hull, & Vision...

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...

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...

Announcing DataCite's 2020 member meetings

Matt Buys

Data Repository Selection: Which Criteria Matter?

Susanna Sansone, Peter McQuilton & Helena Cousijn

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

Helena Cousijn

Announcing PIDapalooza 2018 - the open festival for persistent identifiers!

Patricia Cruse
PIDapalooza is back, by popular demand! We’re building on the the best of the inaugural PIDapalooza and organizing two days packed with discussions, demos, informal and interactive sessions, updates, talks by leading PID innovators, and more. There...

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...

Make Data Count and Scholix join FORCE(2018)s

Helena Cousijn & Daniella Lowenberg
DataCite Blog

Welcome Helena Cousijn - DataCite’s Director of Community Engagement and Communications

Patricia Cruse
We’re pleased to announce that Helena Cousijn has joined our team, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to her position as DataCite’s Director of Community Engagement and Communications. Prior to joining DataCite, Helena worked as Senior Product...

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...

Differences between ORCID and DataCite Metadata

Martin Fenner
One of the first tasks for DataCite in the European Commission-funded THOR project, which started in June, was to contribute to a comparison of the ORCID and DataCite metadata standards. Together with ORCID, CERN, the British Library and Dryad we looked...

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,...

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...

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