DataCite Metadata

Welcome! to this group, which is intended for DataCite members and clients to discuss the DataCite Metadata Schema ( issues connected with metadata submitted to DataCite, as appropriate.

Please use this space to offer suggestions for future versions of the schema, ask questions about the schema, or to contact the Metadata Working Group for any reason.

You may use one of the generic topics below or create a new topic of your choosing.

Note: If you have questions about DataCite's technical underpinnings, please visit the DataCite GitHub page and post a discussion topic there.

Thank you!

--The DataCite Metadata Working Group

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Do you have any questions related to DataCite's metadata or metadata schema? Please details. Joan Starr 3/27/18
Would you like us to add a new selection to a controlled list? Please provide use case, specifics. Joan Starr 2/28/18
Do you have a suggestion for a new property or function? Please provide a use case and specifics. Joan Starr 12/18/17
Should ResourceType be required? What do you think? Joan Starr 12/9/14
DataCite Metadata Schema 4.1 documentation nameType attribute error Martin Braendle 4/5/18
Elements without Types david schöne 11/10/17
Is Datacite a metadata schema? Thalia Ur Mtz 8/14/17
Resource type for maps richard ostler 8/4/17
No depositor or depositor contributorType? 6/26/17
How to properly use "identifier" and "relatedIdentifier" to describe copies of resources ? Jochen Schirrwagen 6/5/17
Converter DataCite metadata to DDI format Fairouz OUBENALI 2/27/17
Polygon Examples 11/9/16
"Format" property, datasets and statistical packages Domingo Scisci 8/16/16
Webinar question: Is there a way to define which is the inside and outside of the box or polygon? Joan Starr 8/11/16
DataCite Schema 4.0: Why is nameIdentifier used differently in Contributor and Creator? Regina S. 7/27/16
property for identifying the repository Tim Austin 10/22/15
DataCite DCAP Tim Austin 10/21/15
COAR Launches Draft “Resource Type” Vocabulary for Open Access Repositories Jochen Schirrwagen 9/22/15
Implementation of <relationType> Elise Dunham 7/26/15
Publisher - research unit or repository Marta Hoffman 6/29/15
Minor issue: Example for Software for "resourceTypeGeneral" Inga Overkamp 6/19/15
Support for data catalogs Tim Austin 5/31/15
Looking for example metadata for datasets under a data embargo Stuart Hungerford 4/23/15
Licensing of dataset vs licensing of content 4/2/15
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