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 Welcome to the ARDC DataCite DOI Service documentation page.

Explore how to become a DOI minting client, understand how DOI resolution works, learn how to implement a DOI Service client, learn how to use the manual interface, mint or update a DOI manually or via API, transfer DOI ownership, get familiar with how the DOI service can be integrated into your workflow(s), and more.



Introduction to DOI Service

Integration with the Global DOI System

Ways to mint DOIs

How does DOI resolve?


DataCite API Developers Guide


DataCite MDS API



Decision Tree - What identifier do I need?

DataCite Metadata Schema  

DataCite Schema v4.3 XML Example

Additional Resources


Getting Started: DOI Checklist

DOI Service Registration

DOI Service Policy Statement

Participant Agreement


Logging in to DataCite Fabrica

 Minting via Form

Minting via File upload


Service Availability and Support

Technical Updates/Release Notes

DOI Service: Known Issues


Accessing the DataCite Fabrica Interface

Updating your Repository

Resetting your Repository password



Viewing and Manually Updating DOIs

Checking DOI Links

Transferring a DOI

Deleting a DOI

Research Data Australia

Research Vocabularies Australia

Other Identifier Services:

Handle Service

IGSN Service