Mysteries in Reference Lists

On Tuesday the journal PLOS ONE celebrated its 10th anniversary (see blog post by PLOS ONE Editor-in-Chief Jörg Heber and blog post by PLOS ONE Managing Editor Iratxe Puebla and PLOS Advocacy Director Catriona MacCallum). PLOS ONE (and PLOS) have changed scholarly publishing in many ways, from a DataCite perspective probably most importantly via the […]

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Three things you should know about our new DOI Citation Formatting service

We are happy to announce the relaunch of our DOI Citation Formatting service, available at http://citation.crosscite.org. The service uses the citeproc.js library by Frank Bennett together with the more than 5,000 citation styles made available by the citationstyles.org project. The service works with DOIs from Crossref, mEDRA and ISTIC in addition to DataCite DOIs. The […]

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Dynamic Data Citation Webinar

On July 12, 2016, DataCite invited Andreas Rauber to present the recommendations for dynamic data citation of the RDA Data Citation Working Group in a webinar. Dynamic data Andreas is one of the co-chairs of the RDA working group, and he gave a throughout overview of the recommendations, and the thinking that went into them. […]

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Zotero for Data Repositories Webinar

On May 17, 2016, DataCite continued our monthly webinar series with Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) at Syracuse University, presenting on Zotero for data repositories. Sebastian is an expert in scholarly referencing and citation workflows and has been a longtime contributor to the Citation Style Language as well as Zotero, […]

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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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