Communication Comes From Community

To be able to improve what you are doing, it is essential to question the way you have been doing things. As DataCite’s outreach manager, this is what I have been through in the last couple of months. With the DataCite strategic plan 2022-2025 in place, it is important to update the way we communicate with our community. And ask ourselves who our community actually consists of.
Are we still addressing the right stakeholders with the right messages? Here is a short overview of what we have been doing, what we have achieved, and what we will do with it.

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Good news for the new year: the DataCite Canada Consortium will launch on January 1, 2020

Following the updates to the DataCite member model earlier this year, we have been working with several organizations on establishing DataCite consortia. We are therefore very excited to announce that the DataCite Canada Consortium will launch on January 1, 2020! For the past ten years, DOIs in Canada were provided through the National Research Council […]

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Support: a two way dialogue

Your new Member Support Manager here, excited about my recent initiation into the world of persistent identifiers, and keen to learn more about the DataCite community. I entered into the world of technical support working at a large global information company, a different set up to DataCite, to say the least, but the principles are […]

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The Tsinghua University Library joins DataCite

DataCite is delighted to welcome the Tsinghua University Library to the DataCite community! The Tsinghua University Library supports the University’s mission of education and research. It engages with the ongoing environment to deliver world-class physical and digital content and services critical to research, education, and outreach, contributes to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge and creative […]

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DataCite Welcomes TIND

As we mentioned in our last blog post, DataCite recently changed its membership model, and we now invite members from all types of organisations to join DataCite. As a result, we are happy to announce that several organisations have joined DataCite. Over the coming months, we will introduce DataCite’s newest members to the community. Today […]

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