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DataCite summer meeting recap

In the last 4 days Berkeley has been the heart of the „data citation world“. We first had the summit of the CODATA task group on data citation , followed by our two day DataCite summer meeting. Our meeting began … Continue reading

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Metadata Schema Version 2.2 released

Today a new DataCite Metadata Schema version was released. Version 2.2 of the DataCite Metadata Schema introduces several changes, as noted below: Addition of “URL” to list of allowed values for relatedIdentifierType. Addition of the following values to list of … Continue reading

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DataCite Summer Meeting “Data and the Scholarly Record: the Changing Landscape”

DataCite will hold its second Summer Meeting on August 24th and 25th at the historic Shattuck Plaza Hotel in Berkeley, California. The Summer Meeting will be a 1.5 day event and is open to all. You can register at: reading

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EHEC genome with a DOI name

The May 2011 outbreak of an E. coli infection in Europe has resulted in serious concerns about the potential appearance of a new deadly strain of bacteria. The Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) in collaboration with the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf … Continue reading

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DataCite website refurbished

Dear all, we have refurbished the DataCite Website. The new version is easier to navigate and allows user to find the information they look for more directly. Please take your time and if you like, give us some feedback on … Continue reading

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DataCite email accounts

Dear all, we experienced technical issues with DataCite email accounts between February and March 2011, which may have resulted in undelivered messages. All technical issues have been resolved, but please let us know if you have contacted us in the … Continue reading

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Update of DataCite Metadata Scheme online

The DataCite Metadata Scheme has been updated, and the schema and accompanying documentation are now available in Version 2.1. The Schema is accessible at this location: The documentation is here: Several early adopters and other careful readers generously … Continue reading

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