One year has passed since we shared the 2020 DataCite Member Survey results. So it’s again time to talk about your thoughts on DataCite in general, our services, support, and the DataCite community in 2021. This time we decided to summarize your feedback in short, clear lists. General In 2021, for the fourth year in […]
Make Data Count (MDC) is a scholarly change initiative, made up of researchers and open infrastructure experts, building and advocating for evidence-based open data metrics. Throughout MDC’s tenure, various areas key to the development of research data assessment metrics have been identified. Please join a Spring seminar and discussion series centered around priority work areas, adjacent initiatives to learn from, and steps that can be taken immediately to drive diverse research communities towards assessment and reward for open data.
DataCite and IGSN e.V. are entering the next phase of their partnership supported with a grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for the project ‘IGSN 2040 Vision to Execution: Institutionalizing IGSN ID services’. The project is the next step of the partnership between DataCite and IGSN in beginning the transition of the IGSN ID to the DataCite infrastructure, services, and APIs. DataCite will provide the IGSN ID registration services and supporting technology to enable the ongoing sustainability of the IGSN PID infrastructure.
The first strategic priority of DataCite’s vision 2021 is “Building on the DataCite identity. With the publication of the DataCite design manual, we are now taking the first step in our journey to create a consistent visual identity for our organization. In the past couple of months, together with designers, we worked on a variety […]
Four weeks have passed since the DataCite Member Meeting 2021. On September 21 2021, the DataCite Team, our members, and the PID community met virtually and discussed topics ranging from DataCite’s strategic visioning process, the product roadmap and metadata, to the world of PIDs. Leveraging the advantages of an online event, we shared the recordings […]
We are happy to announce that we are taking the final steps on our way to providing you with all the relevant information you need. We outlined this transition already last year, meaning to move away from our current mailing lists to mailing lists that will be based on member information available in DataCite Fabrica. […]
As a member organization, it is crucial that all members receive relevant information from us and are kept up to date in a timely manner. For the last couple of years, we have used two google mailing lists: the allmembers list and the allusers list. Last year we announced that we were planning to replace […]
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, […]
With this blog post I’d like to introduce myself as the new Outreach Manager of DataCite. Being an Open Science advocate by conviction, I am happy to contribute my knowledge and experience to DataCite’s Engagement team. Before I joined DataCite, I was working for the Helmholtz Open Science Office in Germany, spreading the idea of […]