General Assembly 2016, moving DataCite forward

In late February, twenty-four of DataCite’s twenty-seven members gathered in Amsterdam for our annual Strategy Meeting and General Assembly. DataCite members are the voting body of the organisation and work directly with data centers and the data sharing community. The focus of the meeting was evaluating how DataCite can continue to provide quality services and […]

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DataCite is Hiring an Application Developer

As DataCite’s Technical Director I am very excited to announce that DataCite is looking for an application developer to strengthen our technical team. Working for DataCite is an opportunity to work on interesting development work around scholarly infrastructure and data citation. We are a small team, which requires flexibility, but it is a chance to […]

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The Location of the Citation: are Data Citation Recommendations Having an Effect?

I was pleased to present at IDCC16 on a research paper called The location of the citation: Changing practices in how publications cite original data in the Dryad Digital Repository (see preprint: Mayo et al, [-@https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.32412]). Recently, organizations including CrossRef and the Digital Curation Center (DCC) have recommended as a best practice that original data […]

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Open Science, Open Data and DataCite DOIs

At DataCite we are incredibly proud of supporting Open Science. Over the past several years, DataCite DOIs have been assigned to millions of research datasets. All of these DOIs are an important step towards making data a first-class citizen in scholarly research – they all deserve a round of applause, but some deserve to be […]

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