Transfers Policy

DataCite provides different types of transfer services. Any organization wishing perform a transfer must read the instructions carefully and comply with all requirements before proceeding.

There are 3 main types of transfers requiring an intervention by DataCite:

This policy refers to transfers requiring coordination by DataCite between Registration Agencies and Members/Consortia. Consortium leads, Consortium Organizations and Members can perform some transfers within their own accounts:

DataCite Consortium Leads can transfer Repository accounts between the different Consortium Organizations in the Consortium Structure.

DataCite Direct Members, DataCite Consortium Leads and Consortium Organizations can transfer DOIs between their Repositories.