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Digital Object Identifier for databases

Digital Object Identifier (DOI) can be described as a permanent identification number that is assigned to electronic documents and materials.

What is a digital object identifier?

A Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is an alphanumeric character string, which the publisher provides to the document or material. It can be compared to the ISBN used for printed books.

Here is a link to the international DOI organization.

How does CEDAR use DOI?

All data retrievals produced by CEDAR can have a DOI. The researcher who ordered data from CEDAR can use this DOI to refer to the dataset in publications where the dataset is analysed.

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