May 20, 2022

Research Data: A DataCite Case Study From the British Library (Video)

From the Video Description:

The University of Leeds is working with the British Library to assign Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to its research data. This case study looks at how a Leeds researcher is using DOIs to make tropical forest inventory plot data easier to cite, find and use. is also giving DOIs to its data to recognise the work of data collectors and increase the transparency of published research.

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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.