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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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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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IGSN ID registration via DataCite

The IGSN ID (International Generic Sample Number) is a unique and permanent identifier for physical samples (e.g. rocks, water, soil). The IGSN is operated by the International Generic Sample Number Organization (IGSN e.V.), an international registration agency. Organizations wishing to assign IGSNs must pay an annual membership fee to the IGSN e.V. Thanks to the …

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