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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

Reference Lists and Tables of Content

Martin Fenner
Geoff Bilder from CrossRef likes to show the following slide at scholarly conferences, and then asks the audience what they see: Most of us probably immediately recognize this document as a scholarly article. This immediate recognition includes essential...

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...

DataCite Welcomes TIND

Patricia Cruse
As we mentioned in our last blog post, DataCite recently changed its membership model, and we now invite members from all types of organisations to join DataCite. As a result, we are happy to announce that several organisations have joined DataCite...

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...

Thinking about CSV

Martin Fenner
This week some of us from DataCite are attending CSVconf in Berlin, and we are a conference sponsor and co-organizer. csv,conf is a non-profit community conference run by some folks who really love data and sharing knowledge. If you are as passionate...

Our New Website: Dynamic, Responsive and Adapted to your Needs

Laura Rueda
We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new website: www.datacite.org! Our website is the central place for information about DataCite and we love the new look! It has become the hub for all our services and now it delivers our latest news...

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