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Introducing DataCite Metadata Schema 4.5

On 24 January, the DOI registration agency DataCite announced the launch of version 4.5 of its metadata schema. This latest version, developed by the Metadata Working Group in collaboration with DataCite staff, includes key additions and updates to Schema 4 that enable repositories to produce richer and more accurate metadata: More about the new version …

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Joint Statement on Research Data by DataCite, STM and Crossref

On November 28, 2023, DataCite, the registration agency for the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) representing a global membership community working with more than 3,000 repositories worldwide, and the STM Association, whose members include more than 140 scientific, technical, and medical publishing organizations, issued a joint statement on research data that builds on the 2012 statement. …

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DataCite Annual Community Meeting on October 12 – Session Replays

On Thursday, October 12, DataCite hosted a series of online lectures and training sessions for users of their services (individual and consortium members) as well as the wider community as part of their annual meeting. The lectures were delivered in English. An overview of the lectures and trainings with links to replays: The DataCite Journey: …

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The kick-off meeting of the National DOI Centre

On Thursday, July 13, 2023, the member organizations of the National DOI Center held their first meeting. The meeting introduced the National DOI Center as a new service under the National Library of Technology. The DOI registration process was explained, including best practice approaches. The IGSN (International Generic Sample Number) identifier, which can be assigned …

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Live session”Engaging with Open Infrastructure Globally” at the FSCI2023 online conference.

Explore the critical role of open infrastructure in supporting research processes in a talk led by Gabi Mejias and Xiaoli Chen from registry agency DataCite, Shayn Smulyan and Susan Collins from registry agency Crossref, and Ana Cardoso from ORCID. Learn how organizations such as DataCite, ORCID and Crossref connect elements of the research ecosystem (authors, …

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NTK establishes two new national centres that can help Czech scientists with bureaucracy

The newly established National ORCID and DOI Centres will help Czech researchers to use persistent identifiers to tackle bureaucracy and promote process efficiency within research organisations. On 1 June 2023, two new National Centres were established at the National Library of Technology in Prague – the National ORCID Centre (NC ORCID) and the National DOI …

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