May 24, 2022

New Functionality Added to CrossRef Metadata Search

CrossRef Metadata Search is currently one of many projects from CrossRef Labs.

CrossRef hopes to make it a production service as soon as possible.

What’s New?

via a CrossTech Blog Post by Geoffrey Bilder:

  • A completely new UI
  • Faceted searches
  • Copying of search results as formatted citations using CSL
  • COinS, so that you can easily import results into Zotero and other document management tools
  • An API, so that you can integrate CrossRef Metadata Search into your own applications, plugins, etc.
  • Basic OpenSearch support- so that you can integrate CrossRef Metadata Search into your browser’s search bar.
  • Searching for a particular CrossRef DOI
  • Searching for a particular CrossRef ShortDOI
  • Searching for articles in a particular journal via the journal’s ISSN

Direct to CrossRef Metadata Search

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.