Join a DataCite Steering Group!

DataCite is a membership and community organization and we encourage involvement from people that share our vision. To help guide and support our growth and ongoing development, DataCite has two Steering Groups: the Services and Technology Steering Group and the Community Engagement Steering Group. Our Steering Groups provide a venue for participation by interested community […]

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DataCite Registered Service Providers: Providing DOI registration functionality to DataCite Members

We recognize that as a community-driven organization, our Members make use of various platforms or systems to help them manage their DOI workflow. Many of our Members make use of repository platforms, CRIS systems or other services. In order to better serve our Members, it is critical for us to have a close relationship with […]

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The why, what, and how of repositories

DataCite is a community of libraries, research institutions, and data centers that house repositories. We often receive questions about how exactly we work with repositories, so we wanted to take this opportunity to answer your top 10 questions. How does DataCite define a repository? We define a repository as a service operated by research organizations, […]

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The new DataCite Membership and Fees Model

As a membership organization, members are at the core of everything we do and it is important that we work collectively on DataCite’s strategy and long term sustainability. Over the last year, following the October 2018 board meeting, we have been working on clarifying and updating DataCite’s membership and fee model. We believe this will […]

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Making Data Discoverable Through Better Metadata

As the world continues to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, access to reliable scientific information is more important than ever. DataCite’s mission is to provide the means to create, find, cite, connect, and use research. DataCite members make their datasets and other research outputs findable, accessible and citable by registering DOIs. Importantly, registered […]

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German Research Foundation to fund new services of re3data

Since its launch in 2012, re3data has become the resource of information about research data repositories. It indexes and provides extensive information about more than 2450 research data repositories. Universities and research centres register their institutional, disciplinary and interdisciplinary research data repositories in re3data to enable researchers, funding bodies, publishers and scholarly institutions to select […]

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