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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...

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

Announcing the Organization Identifier Project: a Way Forward

Martin Fenner
The scholarly research community has come to depend on a series of open identifier and metadata infrastructure systems to great success. Content identifiers (through DataCite and Crossref) and contributor identifiers (through ORCID) have become foundational...

Explaining the DataCite/ORCID Auto-update

Martin Fenner
This Monday ORCID, CrossRef and DataCite announced (ORCID post, CrossRef post, DataCite post) the new auto-update service that automatically pushes metadata to ORCID when an ORCID identifier is found in newly registered DOI names. This is the first...

Launching the DataCite Status Page

Martin Fenner
As a provider of crucial scholarly infrastructure, it is critical that DataCite not only provides a reliable service, but also properly communicates problems. The best way to do this is via a central status page, a best practice used by many organizations...

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...

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...

PIDapalooza, the festival of persistent identifiers is coming soon!

Laura Rueda
Passionate as we are about persistent identifiers, we are delighted to invite you to PIDapalooza, the festival of PIDs this November in Reykjavik. Together with our colleagues from Crossref, ORCID and the California Digital Library, we have envisioned...

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...

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...

DataCite’s New Membership Model - Join Us!

Patricia Cruse
It has been a busy few months at DataCite, but we want to share some important information about changes to DataCite's membership model. Earlier this year DataCite members voted to revise our membership model and open membership up to any organization...

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....

Discussing the Scholarly Container

Martin Fenner
One of my personal highlights in last week's Research Data Alliance (RDA) 6th Plenary Meeting in Paris was the Data Packages Birds of a Feather (BoF), organized by Rufus Pollock from the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN). He highlighted the urgent need...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Relaunching DataCite Search

Martin Fenner
This week we relaunched DataCite Search, providing a more user-friendly search interface for DataCite metadata. We also added functionality that was not available before. The new search uses a single entry box for queries, and filters by resource type...

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...

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...

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