DataCite Metadata Schema

A set of mandatory metadata that must be registered with the DataCite Metadata Store when minting a DOI persistent identifier for a dataset. The domain-agnostic properties were chosen for their ability to aid in accurate and consistent identification of data for citation and retrieval purposes.

Sponsored by the DataCite consortium, version 3.0 was recently released in 2013.

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Documentation

Identifiers

Internal MSC ID
msc:m11

Version history

2016-09-19

version 4.0 (current)

DOI10.5438/0012

DOI10.5438/0013

2014-10-16

version 3.1

DOI10.5438/0010

DOI10.5438/0011

2013-07-24

version 3.0

DOI10.5438/0008

DOI10.5438/0009

2011-07-01

version 2.2

DOI10.5438/0005

DOI10.5438/0006

2011-03-28

version 2.1

DOI10.5438/0003

DOI10.5438/0004

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