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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...

FREYA PID Graph Jupyter Notebooks

Robert Petryszak, Martin Fenner, Simon Lambert, Manuel Bernal Llinares & Frances Madden
Jupyter notebooks that use GraphQL to implement EC-funded FREYA Project PID Graph user stories.

DataCite Metadata Schema Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Research Data v4.3

1 Introduction 1.1 The DataCite Consortium 1.2 DataCite Community Participation 1.3 The Metadata Schema 1.4 Version 4.32 Update 2 DataCite Metadata Properties 2.1 Overview 2.2 Citation 2.3 DataCite Properties 3 XML Example 4 XML Schema 5 Other DataCite Services Appendices Appendix 1: Controlled List Definitions Appendix 2: Earlier Version Update Notes Appendix 3: Standard values for unknown information Appendix 4: Version 4.1 Changes in support of software citation Appendix 5: FORCE11 Software Citation Principles Mapping

FREYA PID Graph - Datacenter Publication Citations

Robert Petryszak, Martin Fenner, Simon Lambert, Manuel Bernal Llinares & Frances Madden
Jupyter notebook that uses GraphQL to implement EC-funded FREYA Project User Story 1: As a data center, I want to see the citations of publications that use my repository for the underlying data, so that I can demonstrate the impact of our repository.

FREYA PID Graph - Dissertations

Robert Petryszak, Martin Fenner, Simon Lambert, Manuel Bernal Llinares & Frances Madden
Jupyter notebook that uses GraphQL to implement EC-funded FREYA Project User Story 5: As a student using the British Library's EThOS database, I want to be able to find all dissertations on a given topic.

FREYA PID Graph - Researcher Co-authors

Robert Petryszak, Martin Fenner, Simon Lambert, Manuel Bernal Llinares & Frances Madden
Jupyter notebook that uses GraphQL to implement EC-funded FREYA Project User Story 9: As a bibliometrician, I want to know all the co-authors of a particular researcher, so that I can do a network analysis of the researcher's collaborations.

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...

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...

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