Hello from the northeastern United States! I joined DataCite at the beginning of March as an Application Support Engineer, and it’s been a pleasure to immerse myself in the community, technology, and culture at DataCite so far. Like Rorie Edmunds, I have been brought on to support the partnership between DataCite and IGSN. My primary […]
This blog post is cross-posted from the Research Organization Registry blog with a preceding introductory paragraph from DataCite. DataCite together with California Digital Library and Crossref sustain the Research Organization Registry (ROR) operations through expertise in developing open, sustainable, community-driven infrastructure for scholarly communications. ROR is a critical part of the open infrastructure and enables […]
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 […]
Regular readers of the Blog will already be aware of both the partnership between DataCite and IGSN to transition the IGSN IDs into the DataCite infrastructure, services, and APIs; as well as the support that the work has been given through a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. A major component of the grant […]
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.
2021 was yet another year of the unexpected as the world continues to grapple with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is in times like these that communities pull together to help each other and look for a better future. As such, our year-end-post includes thoughts and perspectives from our members and team around the world.
Since our founding in 2009, DataCite’s strategy has been led by our community of members and partners around the world. We work with organisations globally to help identify, find, cite, connect, and use research. Our community consists of stakeholders throughout the research lifecycle, including researchers and organisations identifying and citing research resource types. Our members […]
This year we relaunched DataCite Open Hours, keeping the same focus on community interaction, but also incorporating a section for gathering structured feedback for the DataCite product roadmap and metadata schema. We don’t record Open Hours because we want to create an informal and relaxed environment where everyone can ask questions and share ideas with […]
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 […]