[open-science] DOIs, datahub, figshare

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Jun 25 07:22:05 UTC 2012

On 22 June 2012 18:56, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com> wrote:
> Just wanted to ensure I correctly understand how DOIs are handled by
> figshare and the DataHub. IIUC,
> 1 figshare generates DOIs for uploaded datasets, per
> http://figshare.com/blog/All%20research%20outputs%20should%20be%20citable/32
> 2 datahub allows appending external DOIs to a dataset's metadata, per
> http://blog.okfn.org/2012/06/19/ckan-science/
>  but does not create DOIs for the user.

That's correct at the present. The DataHub is in negotiation with a
DataCite DOI provider for several months to be able to supply DOIs but
the process has been a little slow as the DataHub does not fit it
seems with the normal experience of "repositories".



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