DataCite Metadata Schema Feedback

The workflow below outlines the process for submitting suggestions about metadata schema changes. We recommend discussing your suggestions in open forums before submitting them to DataCite. To submit suggestions, visit the roadmap page at The DataCite staff will present the submitted suggestions to the DataCite members for them to weigh their support. If sufficient and diverse members' support is obtained, the DataCite Metadata Working Group will consider the request for future metadata.

There are many open forums that you can use to discuss your suggestion before submitting it to Datacite. Here are some suggestions: