[ckan-discuss] DOI Systems
lucy.chambers at okfn.org
Wed Nov 30 13:51:57 GMT 2011
On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 1:31 PM, Mark MacGillivray <mark at odaesa.com> wrote:
> DOI is very well used in academia.
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 1:07 PM, David Read <david.read at okfn.org> wrote:
>> On 30 November 2011 12:55, Lucy Chambers <lucy.chambers at okfn.org> wrote:
>>> Hi Data Management expert chaps,
>>> Laura Newman and I went to an interesting talk yesterday about Open
>>> Data in academic contexts at Cambridge University.
>>> One of the things that was suggested to incentivise sharing and
>>> production of resources was to increase recognition of Datasets and
>>> digital materials as equal in value to a written paper.
>>> It was suggested that promoting the use of DOIs (http://www.doi.org/)
>>> may be one way to make datasets traceable, distinguishable and hence -
>> Cheers for the info on DOI - I'd not heard of this before, but then
>> I'm not in academia.
>> I guess there are plenty of ways to refer to datasets. The unique URL
>> in CKAN is one way, a DOI is another. (Or have I missed the point
That's exactly it, glad I brought it up. Perhaps Mark can fill you in
on some of the details of how they are used?
All the best,
>> I agree that it would be useful to cross-reference CKAN's URLs with
>> any other system of cataloguing that takes off. The question is
>> whether DOI is emerging as the standard in academic data, or are there
>> other candidates?
>>> Is this something worth looking into further as part of CKAN, how we
>>> can support people in this?
>>> Apologies if this has already been raised!
>>> Lucy Chambers
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