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How can I map different metadata formats to the DataCite schema?

Supported formats

You can send metadata to DataCite in any of the following formats and it will be converted and validated against the DataCite XML schema. The DataCite Schema website provides detailed descriptions of all fields in the XML schema and examples.

Full metadata

  • DataCite XML
  • DataCite JSON API
  • Schema.org JSON-LD
  • Codemeta JSON
  • BibTeX
  • RIS
  • Citeproc JSON
  • JATS XML

Citation metadata crosswalk

The required fields for citation.

DataCite XML

schema.org

RIS

BibTex

Code meta

JSON API response

Citeproc JSON

Jats XML

identifier

@id

DO

@misc

@id

id

Id

pub-id

title

name

T1, T2

title

name

titles

title

source

creator

author

AU

author

author

creators

author

person-group

publisher

publisher

PB

publisher

publisher

publisher

publisher

publisher-name

publicationYear

datePublished

PY

year

datePublished

publicationYear

issued

year

version

version

version

version

version

version

resourceTypeGeneral

@type

TY

types

types

types

type

publication-type

Discovery metadata crosswalk

The most important fields for describing the resource.

DataCite XML

schema.org

RIS

BibTex

Code meta

JSON API response

Citeproc JSON

Jats XML

description

description

AB

description

descriptions

abstract

subject

keywords

KW

keywords

subjects

categories

rights

license

SN

copyright

license

rights

relatedIdentifier

isPartOf
citation

SN

relatedLink

relatedIdentifiers

what about the DataCite JSON Schema?

The "DataCite JSON Schema" is still a work in progress. To find a JSON Schema for the DataCite metadata visit the Datacite Schema Github repository. When complete, it will allow users to validate the "DataCite JSON Schema" in the same way as the XML schema.
Do note that the "DataCite JSON Schema" is based on json-schema.org and therefore the current "DataCite JSON" will not conform to this.

Resources

  1. The Research Data Alliance Research Metadata Schemas Working Group has put together a prototype service for the research data management community in support of managers who are investigating options for including schema.org markup into existing well formed metadata.

  2. This publication from Scientific Data a data citation roadmap for scholarly data repositories is a practical roadmap for scholarly data repositories to implement data citation in accordance with the Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles.

  3. The full Crosswork of CodeMeta metadata.

  4. DataCite's Bolognese Github repository for metadata conversions for conversion of DOI metadata from and to different metadata formats, including schema.org.

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