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

Thanks to everyone who participated in the discussion about ResourceType. The topic is now closed. Please know that the Working Group will consider all of your feedback carefully. Again, thank you.

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Should ResourceType be required? What do you think? Joan Starr 12/9/14
Do you have a suggestion for a new property or function? Please provide a use case and specifics. Joan Starr 8/20/14
Do you have any questions related to DataCite's metadata or metadata schema? Please details. Joan Starr 6/16/14
Would you like us to add a new selection to a controlled list? Please provide use case, specifics. Joan Starr 5/8/14
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
Crosswak to DataCite Metadata Schema George Duimovich 1/14/15
Support for data catalogs 1/7/15
property for identifying the repository 11/19/14
What version of Solr does DataCite use? Scott Chamberlain 11/5/14
Is highlighting allowed in Datacite Solr searches? Scott Chamberlain 10/24/14
Allow more than 1 nameIdentifier per creator or contributor? Christian Pietsch 9/11/14
Looking for suggestions to help client incorporate species data Cyndie Found 5/22/14
AW: geoLocation-aware search tools? Peters, Sebastian 4/11/14
geoLocation-aware search tools? 4/10/14
PublicationYear Barbara Hirschmann 2/26/14