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Content Registration at Crossref - LIVE Kuala Lumpur


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Rachael Lammey, Head of Community Outreach, talks about the various ways publish register their content and deposit metadata at Crossref. Presented at Crossref LIVE Kuala Lumpur, 8 July 2019.

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Content Registration at Crossref - LIVE Kuala Lumpur

  1. 1. Content registration at Crossref
  2. 2. First steps 1. We send you a prefix and login 2. Review different methods for registering your metadata
  3. 3. Your prefix • One prefix may be used for all content • New titles may be added at any time • No limit to the number of DOIs created, also no minimum number is required. 10.444410.55555
  4. 4. Your prefix ≠ your content • It means you created a DOI • It does not mean you are the current content owner DOIs move from member to member all the time!
  5. 5. Persistent identifiers • The DOI directory: makes the DOI actionable on the web • Prefix: assigned by Crossref • Suffix: assigned by the publisher Total DOI = routes through the DOI resolver to point to the registered URL
  6. 6. DOI suffix • consistent • simple • short More details:
  7. 7. Crossref DOI display guidelines • Always be displayed as a full URL link • An example of the best practice in displaying a Crossref DOI link is: • Old format was
  8. 8. Your landing page • A full bibliographic citation so that the user can verify they have been delivered to the correct item • The DOI displayed as a URL, per display guidelines • A way to access full text: access to full text is completely controlled by the publisher but the landing page must be accessible to everyone.
  9. 9. What can I register? Journals Books Book chapters Conference proceedings Datasets Dissertations Reports Standards Posted content (preprints) Peer reviews … and more
  10. 10. 2% 3% 1% 5% 15% 74% Journals Books Conference Proceedings Standards Reports Dissertations Components Databases Registered Content
  11. 11. metadata author names, ORCIDs, affiliations, article titles, ISSN, ISBN, pages, issue #, volume #s, dates, identifiers
  12. 12. more metadata reference lists, funding data, ORCIDs, license data, clinical trial numbers, errata, retractions, updates and more through our Crossmark service, JATS-formatted abstracts, relationships between items…
  13. 13. Ways to register content • Upload XML file ( • The manual web deposit form ( webdeposit) • OJS Crossref plugin • The new Metadata Manager
  14. 14. Create XML Crossref Schema Metadata deposit schema: for everything Metadata deposit schema 4.4.1 (documentation) Resource schema: for adding most non-bibliographic metadata to existing records doi_resources4.3.6.xsd (documentation)
  15. 15. <journal_metadata> <full_title>International Journal of Meetings</ full_title> <abbrev_title>Am J Meet</abbrev_title> <issn media_type='print'>4445-6767</issn> </journal_metadata> <journal_issue> <publication_date media_type='print'> <month>5</month> <day>5</day> <year>2001</year> </publication_date> <journal_volume> <volume>33</volume> </journal_volume> <issue>1</issue> </journal_issue> Journal title: International Journal of Meetings ISSN: 4445-6767 Publication date: 5-5-2001 Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  16. 16. <journal_article publication_type='full_text’> <titles> <title>Let’s have a meeting</title> </titles> <contributors> <person_name sequence='first' contributor_role='author'> <given_name>Bob</given_name> <surname>Surname</surname> </person_name> <publication_date media_type='print'> <month>5</month>
 <year>2001</year> </publication_date> <pages> <first_page>100</first_page>
 <last_page>200</last_page> </pages> <doi_data> <doi>10.50505/test_200704082300</doi> <resource></resource> </doi_data> article title: Let’s have a meeting author: Bob Surname pages: 100-200 DOI: 10.50505/test_2007
  17. 17. Web deposit form
  18. 18. Via OJS
  19. 19. metadata record funding data bad data @#&$*@ citations Submission queue All content registration submissions are added to the same queue Most are processed quickly but if not, you can view your spot in the queue
  20. 20. Success! Your content now has persistent identifiers and a Crossref metadata record ??????? hooray! Failure…your content has not been registered.
  21. 21. Metadata Manager
  22. 22. Not just bibliographic metadata
  23. 23. manager/
  24. 24. Metadata quality is important! • Funding: funder identifier, grant number • License: URL and date, free to read? • Related items: connect to reviews, preprints, data • ORCID iDs: identify authors • Abstracts • Updates via Crossmark
  25. 25. Metadata should be… • accurate • complete • up to date
  26. 26. Important to deposit good quality metadata
  27. 27. Viewing your metadata Crossref Metadata Search
  28. 28. Where does it all go? Funders, Institutions, Archives & repositories, Research councils, Data centers, Professional networks, Patent offices, Indexing services, Publishing vendors, Peer review systems, Reference manager systems, Lab & diagnostics suppliers, Info management systems, Educational tools, Data analytics systems, Literature discovery services…
  29. 29. Tools to help: Participation Reports
  30. 30. Benefits for Members Benefits for the Public • Easily find out what metadata they register • See what metadata members register • See what their competition is doing • See their progress over time • See how they can improve and be the best that they can be • Understand the quality of members' metadata and find out what needs to be improved • Generally leave being in the dark behind • See what their competition is doing
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  32. 32. Sharing metadata - benefits • Greater discovery of your content • Inclusion in discovery services • Only your metadata is shared – not your full text!
  33. 33. Thank you! Questions?