A DOI resolves to a landing page where the resource is made available, usually by a repository. DOIs are persistent identifiers and are intended to be a permanent means of identifying a resource. For this reason, the DOI name and metadata will continue to exist even after the underlying content has been removed. In the case a of retraction follow these steps:
Change the state of the DOI to "registered" state. This archives the DOI and means it is no longer indexed anywhere. Learn more about DOI states.
Update the URL of the erroneous DOI to a tombstone page. This can be your organization's own tombstone page or a generic one. Learn more about tombstone pages.
Updated 12 months ago