Tag Archives: DataCite

ORCID launches Crossref and DataCite auto-update

(26 October 2015) ORCID, the non-profit organization that is working to address the name ambiguity problem in scholarly communications by providing a registry of persistent identifiers for researchers, today announced the launch of Auto-Update functionality, in collaboration with Crossref and DataCite. Now, ORCID registrants who use their unique ORCID identifier (iD) when submitting a manuscript […]


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Differences between ORCID and DataCite metadata

(18 September 2015) 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. DataCite  looked at how contributors, organizations and artefacts – and the relations between […]


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New DataCite Blog — blog.datacite.org

(19 August 2015) DataCite has launched a new blog designed to extend DataCite’s conversation to the broader community. The blog provides a venue for DataCite to share ideas, discuss technical details, gather feedback and foster engagement. Martin Fenner, DataCite’s Technical Director, will be the primary contributor to the blog.  The blog will connect to datacite.org and posts will be integrated via […]


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CrossRef and DataCite work to accelerate the adoption of DOIs for data publication and citation

(10 November 2014, Oxford, UK)  With 75 milion DOIs between them, DataCite and CrossRef have agreed to collaborate to: Enhance the interoperability of their respective systems in order to make it easier for publishers, data centres, libraries and third parties to integrate with the scholarly DOI ecosystem; Provide comprehensive support for interlinking between articles and […]


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Datacite and Open Data Institute (ODI) join forces to boost data reuse

(14 October 2014) DataCite and Open Data Institute are joining forces to help make open data underpinning open research more reusable to drive science and innovation. Ultimately, to reuse data effectively, the conditions for reuse must be transparent and linked, and the innovators leading these efforts must be in a position to determine and then […]


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Thomson Reuters collaborates with DataCite to expand discovery of research data

(28 August 2014, Philadelphia) Thomson Reuters today announced a collaboration with DataCite, a leading global nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling people to find, share, use, and cite data. The collaboration will promote the discovery of research data sets through the Data Citation Index SM, a single-point solution providing access to quality research data sets from […]


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DataCite Annual Conference in Nancy, France, 25 – 26 August 2014

(18 June 2014) This year’s theme, Giving Value to Data: Advocacy, Guidance, Services will highlight recent developments in the discovery, access and reuse of research data. The conference will celebrate the dramatic advances made in the way the research community works with data since minting the first DOI for data a decade ago. This is […]


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DataCite is looking for a Technical Officer

(16 May 2014) The Technical Officer leads all technology development and operations for DataCite and is responsible for all DataCite technical components as well as developing future technical concepts. In addition, the Technical Officer will act as contact for working on technical aspects with the DataCite community, clients (data centres), end-users, and stakeholders. The position […]


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DataCite endorses the Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles

(1 April 2014) The Data Citation Principles establish guiding principles for data within scholarly literature, another dataset, or any other research object.  These principles recognize the need for citation practices that are both human understandable and machine-actionable. DataCite and its members understand that the eight principles are perfectly in line with the scope and the […]


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DataCite becomes an organizational affiliate of the Research Data Alliance

(27 March 2014)   Following the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Research Data Alliance (RDA) DataCite will become an organizational affiliate of RDA. As defined by the RDA Organizational Member Process Document, RDA Affiliates are likeminded organizations that seek to coordinate efforts in mutual areas of interest and to avoid unnecessary duplication […]


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DataCite, re3data.org, and Databib announce collaboration

(25 March 2014) Databib and “re3data.org – Registry of Research Data Repositories” are pleased to announce their plan to merge their two projects into one service that will be managed under the auspices of DataCite by the end of 2015. Their joint proposal to the DataCite General Assembly was approved today, in advance of the […]


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Invitation to tender for the new DataCite website

(10 March 2014)   DataCite is working on the creation of a new website. Firms and professionals are invited to submit a proposal. You will find all the details in this document. Read the announcement here.


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ICPSR is using DataCite DOIs for its holdings

(10 February 2014)  The largest North American data repository, the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), has registered about 20,000 objects via da|ra, the German DOI service provider for social and economic data. Thanks to the cooperation between CrossRef, CNRI and DataCite the change from CrossRef to DataCite services was completed successfully. As […]


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Harvard joins DataCite and EZID from California Digital Library

(3 June 2013)  Harvard recently joined DataCite, a not-for-profit organization that aims to establish easier access to research data on the internet, increase acceptance of research data as legitimate, citable contributions to the scholarly record and support data archiving that will permit results to be verified and repurposed for future study. Other members of DataCite […]


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British Library leads the way for sharing research data through DataCite

Five major research centres have expanded their commitment to make data more accessible through the British Library’s DataCiteservice, a global initiative which addresses the problem of how to find, access and re-use the results of research. The Archaeology Data Service, the UK Data Archive, the Natural Environment Research Council, the Science & Technology Facilities Council […]


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