Version History

  • v.1: June 25, 2016, first draft.
  • v.1.1: October 10, 2016, follow JSONAPI spec for side-loading associations
  • v.1.2: December 9, 2017, follow JSONAPI spec for pagination
  • v.2.0: January 7, 2019, new API endpoints, using camelCase for attributes


The DataCite REST API returns information about DataCite content. The API is RESTFUL and returns results in JSON. It follows the JSONAPI specification. The mime-type for API results is application/vnd.api+json.

More information about the DataCite REST API can be found in the REST API Guide.