DataCite - Fwd: Citation Style Language support

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DataCite - Fwd: Citation Style Language support

rmzelle
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FYI (I asked the people behind DataCite for their experiences creating citeproc-js JSON)

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From: Edward Zukowski

Hi Rintze,

Thank you for you message. I am keen on replacing 'misc' with 'dataset' when appropriate - no problem here. But lack of type dataset was not the only reason to use misc. DataCite assigns DOI for various type of content, not only datasets. Our schema allows those broad categories:

  • Collection 
  • Dataset
  • Event
  • Film
  • Image 
  • InteractiveResource 
  • Model 
  • PhysicalObject 
  • Service
  • Software
  • Sound
  • Text


Dataset is the most popular type: about 50% of our metadata is marked as dataset. But at the same time about 1/3 of all records have no type specified at all.


I think we might need misc type in CSL.

You also asked about our experience with mapping to CSL. It was painless as our core metadata is citation oriented. In case you wanted to have a look please check http://schema.datacite.org/meta/kernel-2.2/doc/DataCite-MetadataKernel_v2.2.pdf

Best regards,
Ed

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