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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...

DataCite to Dublin Core application profile (DC2AP)

Laura Rueda
The DataCite Metadata Working Group has prepared a DataCite to Dublin Core application profile (DC2AP) and would love to hear your comments about it! DataCite loves Dublin Core The profile will help you building Dublin Core compatible DataCite metadata...

Welcome to the DataCite Team, Robin!

Robin Dasler & Martin Fenner
DataCite is pleased to welcome Robin Dasler to our team. Robin joined DataCite as product manager in March. Get to know her better via this interview. Robin Dasler Can you tell us a little bit about what you did before you started working for DataCite...

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...

Announcing PIDapalooza 2018 - the open festival for persistent identifiers!

Patricia Cruse
PIDapalooza is back, by popular demand! We’re building on the the best of the inaugural PIDapalooza and organizing two days packed with discussions, demos, informal and interactive sessions, updates, talks by leading PID innovators, and more. There...

DataCite’s Distinguished Service Award: Recognizing Joan Starr’s Many Contributions

Patricia Cruse
Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager, California Digital Library has been an important part of DataCite’s success from the beginning. Joan has made a difference with her guidance, passion, voice, knowledge — all of which has helped so many in the DataCite...

Create DOIs with the REST API

Robin Dasler
DataCite Blog

A Brave New PID: DMP-IDs

Kristian Garza & Matt Buys
Despite the challenges over the last year, we are pleased to share some exciting news about launching the brave new PID, DMP IDs. Two years ago we set out a plan in collaboration with the University of California Curation Center and the DMPToolto bring...

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...

Support: a two way dialogue

Mary Hirsch
DataCite Blog

Make Data Count and Scholix join FORCE(2018)s

Helena Cousijn & Daniella Lowenberg
DataCite Blog

DataCite is hiring an application developer

Martin Fenner
Are you interested in helping build discovery services for scholarly content? We are looking for an application developer to join our DataCite team, bringing a mix of skills that complement the existing team capacity. The ideal candidate has experience...

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...

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...

re3data Conceptual Model for User Stories

Paul Vierkant, Roland Bertelmann, Helena Cousijn, Kirsten Elger, Lea Maria Ferguson, Hans-Jürgen Goebelbecker, Maxi Kindling, Gabriele Kloska, Binh Nguyen Thanh, Heinz Pampel, Vivien Petras, Rouven Schabinger, Edeltraud Schnepf, Angelika Semrau, Dorothea Strecker, Margarita Trofimenko, Robert Ulrich, Arne Upmeier, Nina Leonie Weisweiler, Yi Wang & Michael Witt
The primary goal of the conceptual model is to have a structured description of the service's architecture to improve and increase the usage of re3data (and its metadata) by third party services. Embedding re3data within the various stakeholder communities will advance re3data as a global information infrastructure for trustworthy research data repositories. A research data repository (RDR) is a subtype of a sustainable information infrastructure providing long-term storage of and access to research data. Research...

Die ORCID iD: Der persönliche Identifier in der Wissenschaft

Antonia Schrader, Heinz Pampel, Paul Vierkant, Stephanie Glagla-Dietz & Jochen Schirrwagen
Die ORCID iD hat sich zum internationalen De-facto-Standard für die eindeutige und persistente Identifikation sämtlicher an Forschungs- und Publikationsprozessen beteiligten Personen in der Wissenschaftscommunity etabliert. Die international agierende Non-Profit-Organisation ORCID Inc. vernetzt weltweit über 12 Millionen ORCID iDs mit ihren Forschenden. Um ORCID in Deutschland zu fördern, wurde das Projektvorhaben ORCID DE initiiert. Im vorliegenden Beitrag wird der Dienst ORCID und seine Implementierungsmöglichkeiten anhand von praktischen Beispielen aus Wissenschaftsorganisationen in Deutschland beschrieben und die Notwendigkeit...

DataCite Member Survey 2021

Paul Vierkant

Gabi joins DataCite as our new Community Manager

Gabriela Mejias

Grounding Indigenous Rights in DataCite metadata

Kelly Stathis, Janette Hamilton-Pearce, Felicia Garcia, Corrie Roe & Ashley Rojas
Local Contexts is an organization dedicated to supporting Indigenous communities to manage their intellectual and cultural property, cultural heritage, environmental data and genetic resources within digital environments. Local Contexts recognizes the inherent sovereignty that Indigenous communities have over knowledge and data that comes from their lands, territories, and waters.

Putting the E in Engagement

Gabriela Mejias
One of my first goals as the new Community Manager of DataCite was to improve/rethink how we think about and manage events. Today, I am happy to share with you the what, the why, and the how of DataCite’s Event Strategy and to introduce our new DataCite Connect events - don't forget to save the date of our first event!

Towards richer metadata – perspectives from three DataCite projects

Kelly Stathis, Xiaoli Chen, Cody Ross & Paul Vierkant
Metadata is at the heart of DOIs and open scholarly infrastructure. At DataCite, our metadata schema defines what metadata properties can be included through DOI registration. The schema currently includes just six required properties—identifier (the DOI), creator, title, publication year, publisher, and resource type—along with 14 recommended and optional properties. On the one hand, requiring only six metadata properties keeps the schema flexible and makes it easy to get started with DOI registration. At the...

Full API support for DataCite Metadata Schema 4.4

Kelly Stathis & Mike Bennett
We are pleased to announce that all DataCite APIs now have full support for metadata schema version 4.4. As of today, all DataCite APIs include full support for the RelatedItem property and the relationType IsPublishedIn.

Announcing the new Member API

Martin Fenner
When we launched the new version of the OAI-PMH service in November (Hallett (2019)), and retired Solr (used by the old OAI-PMH service) in December, we completed the transition to Elasticsearch as our search index, and the REST API as our main API...

German Research Foundation to fund new services of re3data

Helena Cousijn & Martin Fenner

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