DataCite Releases Metadata Version Update

The DataCite Metadata Working Group is happy to announce that it has completed work on Version 3.1 of the metadata schema. The schema and documentation are both available now from schema.datacite.org.
This new update is composed almost completely of changes suggested by you, the members of DataCite’s community of users. The Working Group received these suggestions primarily via our Discussion Forum.

Datacite and Open Data Institute (ODI) join forces to boost data reuse

DataCite and Open Data Institute are joining forces to help make open data underpinning open research more reusable to drive science and innovation.

Ultimately, to reuse data effectively, the conditions for reuse must be transparent and linked, and the innovators leading these efforts must be in a position to determine and then describe the conditions for this reuse. Incumbent on this achievement is finding reliable ways to link data to these conditions.

DataCite and the ICSU World Data System (ICSU-WDS) sign MoU

Today DataCite and the ICSU World Data System (ICSU-WDS) announce an agreement to strengthen their collaboration and enhance the availability of high-quality scientific data to researchers worldwide. To accomplish this, the two principal membership organizations will cooperate more closely through joint working groups leading to results that will benefit their communities. They will also enhance strategic exchange and communication among their Members.

ORCID and DataCite Final Event: Towards Holistic Open Research

The ODIN project has been working since 2012 to link researchers to their datasets using PIDs in real-world research systems. The team have examined the landscape as it evolves with input from an international group of experts in the field and built practical tools to enable others to link PIDs.

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