Author: Carly Strasser

DataCite & ‘figshare for Institutions’

DataCite has been working with figshare through EZID at the California Digital Library (CDL) for coming on 3 years now, and we are happy to extend that relationship with figshare’s recent institutional offering.

DataCite Infrastructure Upgrades Underway

In order to better serve our members and the community, the DataCite infrastructure will be undergoing a few updates in the coming weeks. 


We are upgrading the DataCite infrastructure in order to make it easier to add new functionality over the coming months. The changes should improve performance and reliability. They should make testing and deployment simpler, more robust, and more automated. At the same time, we will upgrade the hardware, which should result in faster speeds for some operations.

DataCite General Assembly, 23-24 April 2015

Save the date! The DataCite Strategy Meeting and General Assembly will be held at the British Library in London, 23-24 April 2015. The meeting is open to all DataCite members. More details to follow via the members email list. 

10th International Digital Curation Conference, 9-12 Feb

For a decade IDCC has brought together leaders and experts in digital curation and the significance of good curation to research and innovation is now well recognised across the globe. The 10th International Digital Curation Conference will be held from Monday 9 February to Thursday 12 February 2015 at 30 Euston Square, London.

New Publication: Brief History of DataCite and Assigning DOIs to Data

Earlier this month, an article was published in D-Lib Magazine titled “The tenth anniversary of assigning DOI names to scientific data and a five year history of DataCite”. This short read is a great resource for those interested in understanding why data citation has become such a prevalent topic in our community. Check it out: 

We are Hiring a DMPTool Manager!

Do you love all things data management as much as we do? Then join our team! We are hiring a person to help manage the DMPTool, including development prioritization, promotion, outreach, and education. The position is funded for two years with the potential … Continue reading