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Barcelona 2014: An Introduction to CrossRef by Carol Meyer


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Barcelona 2014: An Introduction to CrossRef by Carol Meyer

  1. 1. What was the first service CrossRef offered? b.
  2. 2. What does DOI stand for? g.
  3. 3.
  4. 4. DOI is a trademark of the International DOI Foundation The IDF appoints registration agencies like CrossRef
  5. 5. What types of content have DOIs? g.
  6. 6. Current IDF Registration Agencies
  7. 7. Which type of organization was not originally eligible to participate in CrossRef? a.Commercial Publishers b.Society Publishers c. Non-US Publishers d.Secondary Publishers d.
  8. 8. CrossRef was founded by a diverse group of publishers: commercial companies, not-for-profit societies, and publishers from North America, the UK, and Europe. Abstracting and Indexing publishers, though, not eligible for membership, quickly became able to participate as Affiliates.
  9. 9. 83 Non-Publisher Affiliates query the CrossRef system for DOIs and metadata get bulk updates of metadata act on behalf of members Service Providers 8 Sponsors 7
  10. 10. What do academic & research libraries have to do with CrossRef?a. They send metadata queries to discover DOIs b. They use CrossRef metadata to direct their users to the licensed copy of an article c. They assign DOIs to scholarly documents hosted in institutional repositories d. They educate students on reference skills including using DOIs in academic papers e. All of the above f. None of the above e.
  11. 11. CrossRef has 2000 Library Affiliates Library Affiliates do substantial volume of querying at CrossRef Link Resolvers supplement library user metadata with CrossRef metadata and/or DOIs. The link resolver looks up institution’s holdings to direct users to a licensed copy. Libraries join CrossRef as Publisher Members to assign DOIs to content.
  12. 12. Works with Publishers, Libraries, and others
  13. 13. What is Forward Linking?a. A way to tell which of your article references will have content to link to in the future b. The strategic planning process at CrossRef c. Another name for CrossRef Cited-By Linking d. All of the above e. None of the Above .
  14. 14. Cited-by Linking Forward Linking was the original name for Cited-By Linking, because links would be created to the article (not from the article) after subsequent articles cited it. Forward Linking should not be confused with Stored Queries, which save unmatched queries at the time of production and alert the publisher when DOIs are assigned to the non-matched references. b.
  15. 15. • 389 CrossRef Member Publishers participate • 386 million CrossRef Cited-By links • 27 million documents have CrossRef Cited-By links • 21 million CrossRef records have references
  16. 16. recommended format for displaying CrossRef DOIs?a. 10.5703/1288284314959 b. DOI: 10.5703/1288284314959 c. doi: 10.5703/1288284314959 d. Doi: 10.5703/1288284314959 e. doi: 10.5703/1288284314959 f. g. All of the above h. None of the above f.
  17. 17. Which of the following is an acceptable format for CrossRef DOIs? a. b. c. d. All of the above e. None of the above d.
  18. 18. DOIs should be displayed as URIs (aka URLs) so they are not only unique but they resolve. Unwieldy DOIs can be shortened at Or better yet, choose a short naming scheme. CrossRef has exhausted all the “10.” prefixes with 6 digits and earlier this year began assigning 7 digit prefixes.
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  20. 20. Take a look at the following page
  21. 21. What is missing? c.
  22. 22. Publisher response pages must include the DOI, ideally in URL format, even though the link resolves to the same page. Displaying the CrossRef Member logo is a best practice, but not required. CrossMark is an optional service of CrossRef, so the logo is not required for non-participating publishers Funding disclosures are good practice, but not required by CrossRef
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  24. 24. When did CrossRef start allowing publishers to assign DOIs to books? a. 2000 b. 2005 c. 2010 d. Never, CrossRef doesn’t support book DOIs e. None of the above b
  25. 25. Not just journals!
  26. 26. Choose the answer that best describes CrossRef a.
  27. 27. is a not-for-profit association of worldwide scholarly publishers
  28. 28. CrossRef is not-for-profit Organized as a trade association in New York Financially independent Members include publishers with both open access and subscription models Governed by a volunteer board of directors elected by members,
  29. 29. What is the fastest growing content type at CrossRef? b.
  30. 30. 8.2 mil 6.4 mil Books growing rapidly
  31. 31. But Data is growing faster
  32. 32. How can my publication cite supplementary data and other material? a.Assign a DOI at CrossRef b.Cite the data in the reference section using the DataCite or CrossRef DOI c. Host the data at my organization d.Have the author host the data at his or her institution e.All of the above f. None of the above
  33. 33. If I have supplementary data, I need to join DataCite to assign DOIs a. True b. False b.
  34. 34. CrossRef has been assigning DOIs to components, including data sets, figures, tables, and graphics since 2007. The difference between different DOI registration agencies is one of community, not content type. CrossRef assigns DOIs for the scholarly publishing community. DataCite works with the library community and institutional repositories.
  35. 35. Almost 1.5 million data items/figures/components have CrossRef DOIs Protein Data Bank International Union of Crystallography (IUCR) Organization for Economic Development (OECD) Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  36. 36. How much does a DOI cost at CrossRef? a.$1 b.25¢ c.15¢ d..06¢ e.All of the above f. None of the above
  37. 37. CrossRef doesn’t sell DOIs It provides services around DOIs like reference linking, plagiarism screening, discoverability, metadata distribution, update indicators, funding metadata.
  38. 38. Deposit fees for different content types:
  39. 39. Match the Number of Records with the Organization
  40. 40. How many times per month does someone click on or resolve a CrossRef DOI? a. 5 million b. 10 million c. 100 million d. 1 trillion
  41. 41. In Summary
  42. 42. What’s in it for publishers?
  43. 43. Photo by Joi Ito
  44. 44. Carol Anne Meyer Twitter: @meyercarol Thank You!