DataCite Metadata Schema 4.2

Released 20 Mar 2019

Documentation

DataCite Metadata Working Group. (2018). DataCite Metadata Schema Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 4.2. DataCite e.V. https://doi.org/10.5438/bmjt-bx77

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Schema

DataCite Metadata Working Group. (2017). DataCite Metadata Schema for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 4.2. DataCite e.V. http://doi.org/10.5438/rv0g-av03

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Changes

  • Addition of new dateType “Withdrawn”
  • Addition of new relationType pair: IsObsoletedBy and Obsoletes
  • Addition of new relatedIdentifierType “w3id”
  • Addition of new subproperties for Rights:
  • rightsIdentifier
  • rightsIdentifierScheme
  • schemeURI
  • Addition of the XML language attribute to the properties Creator, Contributor and Publisher for organizational names.

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