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Questions tagged [doi]

Questions in relation to doi (digital object identifier).

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back assign DOI to extant dataset

Would it be possible for researchers back-assign a DOI to an existing dataset they have rights to - where there is no permission to share it publically (privacy, organization proprietary, personnel to ...
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Cite a paper by DOI

I would like to cite a paper in the reference of my paper. However, the paper I want to cite is online published by a journal for the time being, and has not been assigned to an issue yet. If I cite ...
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How are scientific papers uniquely identified?

Some papers have the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) which uniquely identify them, some other have an oai identifier (e.g. oai:arXiv.org:1402.3722). Even though I inspected the metadata of different ...
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Should a translated thesis get a new DOI?

Assuming the original thesis received a DOI to begin with, would it make sense to obtain a new DOI for your own translation of your own thesis, otherwise leaving the content as is, if you published ...
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Which preprint repositories assign DOIs for free?

ArXiv.org does not assign DOIs to its preprints, but ResearchGate does. Are there other preprint repositories that assign DOIs for free?
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Are there any citable Github repositories not published in journals, that receive a lot of citations?

I wish to know whether there is some way, or maybe even some standard, for making a GitHub repository citable in a way that is recognized by academics. Many options have been suggested here, e.g., ...
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API to get citations from DOI

Is there any API service to provide just the number of citations by DOI of an article?
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How DOI gets an information in case of multiple authorship

How DOI gets an information about a leading author and/or science organisation in case of multiple authorship? Do you HAVE to submit leading author/organization all the time or there can be an article ...
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Persistent website with a DOI

I'm writing a paper that contains links to documentation that lives as a collection of web pages. I'm looking to host these webpages somewhere such that I can create a direct link to a page from my ...
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Should I use a ISBN or DOI?

I will soon end my work on book about a statistical computing environment and its use in my field. It will require the reader to use the electronic copy alongside with the particular software open in ...
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Citable code snippets as gists

I have several code snippets shared as gists in GitHub. How to make them citable with a DOI? I know whole repositories in GitHub can be made citable using Zenodo or Figshare (guide). But as I have ...
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Should references in foreign language be translated to make popular audience get familiar with how academia works?

Typically, references in foreign language are cited with title and journal name in original language, whether they are academic or popular science books. As pointed out in this answer, popular science ...
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What to use as a identifier for researchers?

I am preparing the final document of my PhD and I would like to include some kind of identifier to my person – something like a DOI for people. My intention is to to make it easy for the readers of my ...
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Where am I supposed to report a broken DOI?

Where am I supposed to report a broken DOI? To https://www.doi.org/, to the DOI registration agency that issued the DOI, to whoever is responsible for the website to which the DOI points to, or to ...
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Are there free DOI generation services?

Crossref, e.g., charges thousands of dollars to assign DOIs, but are there any free DOI registration services? In other words: Is there a free service that will generate DOIs for me?
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Pro's and Con's to adding DOI to theses

ResearchGate offers to add a DOI on any file upload, if it doesn't already have one. I have in the past cited a few PhD-Theses that contain more information than potential papers, or were available ...
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DOI and affiliation for retired [duplicate]

In order to acknowledge a retired person for his whole work I would like to add him as a contributor in a DOI request. Should I include his former affiliation = the company for which he worked and ...
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Getting ORCIDs by DOI

Is there a web service that retrieves all of the ORCIDs for the authors associated with a DOI? I've looked at crossref.org, but I can't seem to find information on how to do this with their service. ...
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What are the downsides of using DOIs in reference sections of publications?

Few papers use DOIs in the reference section (example below). What are the downsides of using DOIs when listing references? A typical example from one of the main conferences in the natural language ...
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self-publish book in engineering [closed]

A couple of colleagues and I were thinking about publishing a book. I have heard repeatedly that people who go with a traditional publisher don't get any royalties, they transfer the copyrights, and ...
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Why using ORCID iDs instead of DOIs to identify researchers?

DOIs are used to identified papers, presentations, datasets, programs, figures, audio files, video files, amongst other things. ORCID iDs are used to identify researchers. Why using ORCID iDs instead ...
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How can I create a DOI for a paper that was uploaded to arXiv but not published somewhere else?

I wonder whether there is any way to create a DOI for a paper that was uploaded to arXiv but not published somewhere else, and have the DOI points to the arXiv URL (e.g., not pointing to some ...
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Why do some documents have more than one DOI?

I was looking for the DOI of a paper (namely Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Asparagus racemosus Willd. Root) on http://search.crossref.org/, and found two DOIs associated to it: http://dx....
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Is it possible to get DOI from ISBN of a book?

I need DOI number of the book with ISBN 9780723437512. There is a kindle edition so it should have some electronic identification. How can you get DOI from ISBN?
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Does assigning DOI numbers signal anything about the authenticity of a journal? Why do some journals not assign them?

I have seen few journals which are indexed in well known databases like Zentralblatt MATH, AMS Digital Mathematics, CiteFactor but still does not assign DOI numbers to published articles, what could ...
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Is there any API service to retrieve abstract of a journal article?

There are some API services to give title, citation and authors of an article by its DOI. I wonder if there is a service to provide abstract of a journal article by providing its DOI.
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Persistent URL for each DOI pointing to open access papers when available

The Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains a persistent URL for each DOI. Example: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06849. However, the link often points to some ...
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What does “activated” DOI number mean?

I would like to know what the difference is between a DOI number and an activated DOI number. Additionally, I have a DOI number for an article of mine to be published in a TUBITAK journal in Turkey. ...
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Why does arxiv.org not assign DOIs?

I know that arXiv have their own identifier system, but considering how widely adopted DOI is, why do they not use DOI perhaps as a supplement to their own identifier?
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Already have a DOI number but can't find it

My paper was accepted and it was given a DOI, but I can't find yet. It seems the conference didn't upload the papers for the ACM digital library yet. Is it normal? How long does it take to upload a ...
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Why does the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine think they will need quadrillions of DOIs? [closed]

The Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine uses the following format for Digital Object Identifiers: DOI: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000xxx Where xxx is a simple incrementing count, currently in the 200s, ...
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DOI for a yet-unpublished paper

Suppose I have a paper #1 which was accepted by a Very Respectable Journal, and has been assigned a DOI, but has yet to be actually published (i.e. it's in the queue, and the DOI is not "activated", ...
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Does this ProQuest “docview” URL include a DOI?

I am editing someone else's thesis. The references include ProQuest citations that look like this (where # = actual digits for an account): Anderson, L. (2012, Aug 17). Learning the game from the ...
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Permanent document identifier requirement for DBLP indexing?

First of all we are holding a conference which is the 12th year of this conference. All english papers of this conference from the 7th year are indexed in IEEE, however for the first 6 years there ...
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How can I get a list of citations for a DoI or PubMed ID?

I'd like to be able to submit a DoI or PubMed ID and find all the papers that cited that paper. In other words, I need a publicly-available citation graph database that covers papers in PubMed. ...
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How do I get a DOI for a dataset?

A DOI is a commonly used digital object identifier to refer to an electronic document. How do I secure a DOI for a research dataset, to help share and identify it?
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API for Scientific Literature Search

I have to dig through a large number of scientific papers (~26K), all with DOI links. I've built a small Python script for searching through the papers. Now I want to have more data about those papers....
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Putting dataset in CV

In my field (linguistics) sometimes datasets are important and scholars tend to include them in their CV. I want to know how to include my dataset in my CV? This is the approach I have in mind: ...
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Published and unpublished dissertation; DOI assignment

I have recently defended my Ph.D. dissertation and submitted it to my graduate school's e-repository of scholarly works as well as to the ProQuest database. I have not heard yet from ProQuest about ...
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How to find the ISBN from the DOI?

My question is inverse of the following question: How can you find the DOI of an article that doesn't seem to have one? I am looking for the ISBN number (it's a requirement for getting ...
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How to find DOI for article in JSTOR?

I have a link to an article on JSTOR. I can't see the DOI mentioned. Is there a standard way to find the DOI? Do all articles on JSTOR have an assigned DOI?
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How are DOIs managed for ongoing time-series?

I'm familiar with DOIs been allocated to historic time series, to give academics a unique, citable identifier for datasets. Similar to how a DOI is allocated to a specific journal article. As the ...
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What is the purpose of “issues” and “volumes” in journal publications in relation to DOIs and citations?

I think I have stumbled once again over the meanings of "issue" and "volume". So I have found this article which declares both fields. Now I used JabRef's DOI to BibTeX to pull the info and it worked ...
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Should I include a DOI/website URL for a publication in dissertation bibliography?

Context: I'm writing a dissertation in Computational Social Science using the Kluwer bibliographic style. My question isn't specific to this style and applies generally to dissertations in computer ...
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Why do some papers not have a DOI?

When I cite papers online, especially in Wikipedia pages, it is very convenient to use their DOI. However, some papers which I would like to cite (like this and that) have no DOI. Or at least, I haven'...
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How can you find the DOI of an article that doesn't seem to have one?

I cannot find the DOI number of this article. It has ISBN, but it does not help me find its DOI number. How can you find the DOI number of articles where it's not listed, but other identifiers, such ...
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How can I find the DOI for an old mathematical paper which is not in English?

(Not sure if this is the right SX site, but math.sx seemed to have no questions concerning DOIs.) Everything I cite in my thesis has a DOI or URL (I think that's important), but I'm citing an article ...
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Publishing DOIs instead of traditional references?

Today's world is electronic, there is vision of semantic web and yet we still submit references in numerous versions of various journals. In medicine, many journals have special rules about after how ...
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Why are some sources cited twice in a bibliography, once with DOI and once with arXiv?

Just to clarify what I mean, I have seen some review articles that have bibliography items like this: Bloggs, J., "The Paper that has Been Written", The Journal Title, Series Number, page number(...
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How can I get the DOI of a paper from its title?

Is there a way to get the DOI (Document Object Identifier) of a research paper when its title is available? I am preparing a reference database I could not get the URL of all the references. So, I ...