The easiest and recommended option is to use a randomly generated suffix. The auto-generated DOI strings use
0-9. They avoid
o as they are easily mixed up with
1. We group the suffix into blocks of 4, separated by a hyphen. You can generate a random suffix in both Fabrica and the API and your DOI will look something like this:
If you choose not to use this option, remember:
The DOI suffix must be unique within each prefix. The optimum length of a DOI suffix is 6–10 characters.
-in a DOI suffix. Other characters might have special meaning or will be escaped. DOI suffixes are not case sensitive.
Avoid human-readable information in a DOI suffix because any meaning may change over time. Further advice on DOI suffixes.
Reserved characters should not be included in a DOI suffix:
Auto-generate a suffix
The auto-generate DOI name functionality means the DOI suffix is generated automatically and will look something like this:
Updated 10 days ago