Information for account holders


Please see the DataCite Metadata Schema for current information.

Technical Documentation


DataCite has created an API for clients who wish to further automate the registration process. Please see the DataCite API documentation for detailed technical information.


The DataCite OAI Provider is a service that exposes DataCite Metadata using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).

Metadata Transforms

Here are several sample XSL transforms using either the DataCite Canada schema or the DataCite Metadata Scheme. Please be aware that transforms are posted as they become available and that transforms for the newest schema versions may not always be made available.

If you have a sample transform that that you would like to share please contact us via email. We would be happy to post it here in the language in which it is provided.

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