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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...

Presenting PIDapalooza 2019!

Helena Cousijn
PIDapalooza, the open festival of persistent identifiers is back and it’s better than ever. Mark your calendar for Dublin, Ireland, January 23-24, 2019 – and send us your session ideas by September 21. Yes, it’s back and – with your support – it’s...

DOI Fabrica Form Gets a Facelift

Robin Dasler
When we launched the DOI registration form in DOI Fabrica last year, we purposely kept it pretty basic. We wanted to get the most-used metadata fields in front of the people who needed them as soon as possible. But it’s always been our intention to...

Exposing DOI metadata provenance

Martin Fenner
DOI metadata provenance is describing the history of a particular DOI metadata record, i.e. what changes were made when and by whom. This information is now stored and provided via an API for all DOI registrations since March 10, 2019. The following...

Link checker is here

Robin Dasler
DataCite is pleased to announce our newest service. The link checker is here! Many of you have asked for an automated link checking service to help you maintain your DOI records, and it’s now out of the box and ready for Providers to use. The link...

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...

General Assembly 2016, moving DataCite forward

Patricia Cruse
In late February, twenty-four of DataCite’s twenty-seven members gathered in Amsterdam for our annual Strategy Meeting and General Assembly. DataCite members are the voting body of the organisation and work directly with data centers and the data sharing...

A Content Negotiation Update

Martin Fenner
While it is a best practice for DOIs (expressed as URL) to send the user to the landing page for that resource (Fenner et al., 2016; Starr et al., 2015), sometimes we want something else: metadata, e.g. to generate a citation, or to go to the content

DataCite's 10 year anniversary: and the award goes to...

Helena Cousijn
On April 1, DataCite organized its yearly member meeting and General Assembly. This year it was not just a chance to present and discuss DataCite’s current activities, but also a celebration as we look back on 10 very successful DataCite years!

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

Development Roadmap

Laura Rueda
Over the next several months DataCite will embark on a new development path focusing on member-facing services. Our goal is to provide easy, understandable, predictable, and robust services to create, manage, find, use and track DataCite DOIs to make...

DataCite needs better member data: update your information in DOI Fabrica

Helena Cousijn & Patricia Cruse
At the end of last year we conducted the first DataCite member survey. And one of the things you told us is that relevant information doesn’t always reach you. This is obviously really important to us, so we immediately put it on our 2019 roadmap....

Overcoming Development Pain

Martin Fenner
Today DataCite received an email from a user alerting us that there are some small inconsistencies with our recommended data citation format: Creator (PublicationYear): Title. Publisher. Identifier at https://www.datacite.org/services/cite-your-data...

Welcome DataCite’s New Executive Board Members

Patricia Cruse
DataCite is thrilled to welcome three new members to our Executive Board. With their expertise and passion for data sharing, DataCite is poised to make an even more substantial impact on the research data community. The also represent organizations...

DataCite 2018 Wrap-up and 2019 Preview

Robin Dasler
First, a big pat on the back for last year 2018 saw a lot of changes at DataCite. We went from 5 employees to 8, and we released several new things, both visible and not-so-visible. Here are the highlights from a product release perspective. DOI and...

DataCite Member Meeting and General Assembly 2017

Laura Rueda
On April 3rd and 4th, fifty DataCite members gathered in Barcelona for DataCite’s annual Member Meeting and General Assembly. The Member Meeting provides a venue for DataCie members to help shape DataCite’s strategic direction. The General Assembly...

Software Citation Principles

Laura Rueda
The FORCE11 Software Citation Working Group has published the results of its review of existing community practices, using a consolidated set of Software Citation Principles (???) to encourage the adoption of software citation across disciplines. Supporting...

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...

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...

We were out in Force

Martin Fenner
This week most of the DataCite staff is attending the Force16 conference in Portland, Oregon. Force16 brings together a large group of people who either already work with DataCite in one way or another, or are doing interesting projects of relevance...

Work through your PID problems on the PID Forum

Rachael Lammey, Alice Meadows & Helena Cousijn
As self-confessed PID nerds, we’re big fans of persistent identifiers. However, we’re also conscious that the uptake and use of PIDs isn’t a done deal, and there are things that challenge how broadly these are adopted by the community. At PIDapalooza...

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...

Fabrica Update: Introducing Repositories

Robin Dasler

Registration Year

  • 2016
    44
  • 2017
    13
  • 2018
    34
  • 2019
    28
  • 2020
    1

Resource Types

  • Text
    120

Affiliations

  • DataCite
    120
  • Crossref
    5
  • California Digital Library
    5
  • ORCID
    3
  • Delft University of Technology
    2
  • Google (United States)
    1
  • European Organization for Nuclear Research
    1
  • Swinburne University of Technology
    1
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
    1
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications
    1
  • Purdue University System
    1