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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...

Register DOIs with the new Fabrica form!

Robin Dasler
Announcement of the release of the DOI registration form in DataCite DOI Fabrica.

Glad You Asked: A Snapshot of the Current State of Data Citation

Kristian Garza & Martin Fenner
For the past several years data citation has been an important topic in the research community. The community came together and agreed that data must be granted first-class citizenship in the practice of scholarship. Thus the community defined a set...

DataCite is Hiring an Application Developer

Martin Fenner
As DataCite's Technical Director I am very excited to announce that DataCite is looking for an application developer to strengthen our technical team. Working for DataCite is an opportunity to work on interesting development work around scholarly infrastructure...

Three things you should know about our new DOI Citation Formatting service

Kristian Garza
We are happy to announce the relaunch of our DOI Citation Formatting service, available at http://citation.crosscite.org. The service uses the citeproc.js library by Frank Bennett together with the more than 5,000 citation styles made available by...

We'll be rocking your world again at PIDapalooza 2020

Helena Cousijn, Maria Gould, Ginny Hendricks & Alice Meadows
The official countdown to PIDapalooza 2020 begins here! It's 162 days to go until our flame-lighting opening ceremony at the fabulous Belem Cultural Center in Lisbon, Portugal. Your friendly neighborhood PIDapalooza Planning Committee—Helena Cousijn...

Next steps for the Organization ID Initiative: Report from the Stakeholder Meeting

Laure Haak, Patricia Cruse & Ed Pentz
This blog post by Laure Haak, Ed Pentz and Trisha Cruse was cross-posted from the ORCID blog. On 22 January, ORCID, DataCite and Crossref co-hosted an Organization ID Stakeholders meeting. The meeting marked a transition from the work of the Organization...

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...

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...

Test prefix 10.5072 retiring June 1

Robin Dasler
At the end of last year, we made significant changes to how testing works for our Members and Clients. We re-introduced a completely separate test system and did away with testing within the production account. We think these changes will ultimately...

Infrastructure Tips for the Non-Profit Startup

Martin Fenner
When I started as DataCite Technical Director four months ago, my first post (Fenner, 2015) on this blog was about what I called Data-Driven Development. The post included a lot of ideas on how to approach development and technical infrastructure....

Org ID: a recap and a hint of things to come

John Chodacki, Patricia Cruse, Ed Pentz & Laure Haak
The Org ID Working Group has put our time and energy into defining requirements for an open organization identifier and outlining a path forward for launching a project for our communities to leverage. As the working group chair, I wanted to provide...

Identify your affiliation with Metadata Schema 4.3

Robin Dasler & Madeleine de Smaele
The DataCite Metadata Schema is the basis for the metadata you submit to DataCite. It tells you the available fields and structure for your metadata records. Many of our members have told us that they’d really like to be able to include affiliation...

The DataCite Membership model: consortia, repositories, and more

Helena Cousijn
As a membership organization, members are at the core of everything we do. Understanding our members and ensuring good 2-way communication is therefore extremely important. Over the last year, we have been working on clarifying and aligning DataCite...

DataCite's New Search

Martin Fenner
Today we are announcing our first new functionality of 2019, a much improved search for DataCite DOIs and metadata. While the DataCite Search user interface has not changed, changes under the hood bring many important improvements and are our biggest...

Announcing DataCite DOI Fabrica

Martin Fenner
Today DataCite is launching DOI Fabrica, the next generation of DataCite’s DOI registration service, replacing the Metadata Store (MDS). This is the biggest and most important product release DataCite has done in many years, and the result of nine...

What you told us: the DataCite member survey

Helena Cousijn
As a membership organization, our members are our most important source of information. We try to stay in touch with all our members, look for them at conferences, and take all input seriously. However, to date we hadn’t gathered structured feedback...

Why Data Citation matters to publishers and data repositories

Helena Cousijn & Rachael Lammey
A couple of weeks ago we shared with you that data citation is here, and that you can start doing data citation today. But why would you want to? There are always so many priorities, why should this be at the top of the list? I’m sure you heard this...

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...

Announcing our new DataCite Support Center

Patricia Cruse
New services, APIs, enhanced functions, and even websites can be hard to grasp. At DataCite we understand how difficult it is to get started and stay up-to-date with all the developments in the scholarly communications ecosystem. That is why we decided...

Please welcome Sarala, our new Head of Infrastructure Services

Sarala Wimalaratne & Martin Fenner
DataCite is excited to announce that Sarala Wimalaratne will join our team in the new role ’Head of Infrastructure Services’ on September 1st. Sarala brings a wealth of experience in the Open Science and PID communities and will be a great addition...

Data-Driven Development

Martin Fenner

DC2AP and DC2RDF Webinar

Laura Rueda
As we have talked about before, the DataCite Metadata Working Group has prepared a DataCite to Dublin Core application profile (DC2AP) and an ontology (DC2RDF) and is currently running a public review to become a DCMI Community Specification. Two weeks...

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