Connecting to Organizations

There are several places where organizations can be included in DataCite DOI metadata.

  • Affiliations: Creators and contributors have an affiliation sub-property. This property has an optional affiliationIdentifier attribute for organizational identifiers (e.g. ROR IDs).
  • Creators and contributors: In cases where an organization is itself a creator or contributor, the nameIdentifier sub-property can be used to include an organizational identifier.
  • Funders: The fundingReference property is used for funding organizations. This property has an optional sub-property funderIdentifier for an appropriate identifier (e.g. Crossref Funder ID, ROR ID).

In DataCite Commons, the organization profile includes works that meet the following criteria:

  • The work has the organization’s ROR ID in an affiliationIdentifier for a creator or contributor.
  • The work has the organization’s ROR ID in a nameIdentifier for a creator or contributor.
  • The work has the organization’s ROR ID or Crossref Funder ID in a fundingIdentifier for a fundingReference.
  • Crossref Funder IDs are mapped to ROR IDs using ROR metadata.
  • The work's DataCite organizational profile contains the organization's ROR ID.

Examples

Creator with affiliationIdentifier:

<creator>
  <creatorName nameType="Personal">Garcia, Sofia</creatorName>
  <givenName>Sofia</givenName>
  <familyName>Garcia</familyName>
  <nameIdentifier schemeURI="https://orcid.org/" nameIdentifierScheme="ORCID">0000-0001-5727-2427</nameIdentifier>
  <affiliation affiliationIdentifier="https://ror.org/03efmqc40" affiliationIdentifierScheme="ROR" SchemeURI="https://ror.org">Arizona State University</affiliation>
</creator>

Contributor with nameIdentifier for organization:

<contributor contributorType="RegistrationAgency">
  <contributorName nameType="Organizational">DataCite</contributorName>
  <nameIdentifier schemeURI="https://ror.org/" nameIdentifierScheme="ROR">https://ror.org/04wxnsj81</nameIdentifier>
</contributor>

FundingReference with funderIdentifier:

<fundingReference>
  <funderName>European Commission</funderName>
  <funderIdentifier funderIdentifierType="Crossref Funder ID">https://doi.org/10.13039/501100000780</funderIdentifier>
  <awardNumber awardURI="https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/100180_en.html">282625</awardNumber>
  <awardTitle>MOTivational strength of ecosystem services and alternative ways to express the value of BIOdiversity</awardTitle>
</fundingReference>

DataCite connection metadata infographic
download: png pdf afpub

19201920