The DOI for data

Photon and Neutron (PaN) facilities represented in the H2020 projects, PaNOSC, FILL2030 and ExPaNDS, and members of LEAPS and LENS, the largest initiatives federating European PaN sources, are pleased to present the video presentation “The DOI for data”.

The Digital Object Identifier, or DOI, is a persistent link, and specifically, it is an identifier allowing data to the traced from production to publication. By citing DOIs in all their publications, users guarantee the traceability of all the details of their experiment. This includes the request for beamtime, the experimental parameters and conditions, the instrumentation used, the data obtained, the analysis of this data, and the names of the research team members.

DOIs are persistent and stable references for scientific data, and enable data to be easily and reliably found, used and cited.

PaN facilities have been working to allow the assignation of DOIs to experiments’ data sets, through to their publication.

Watch the video here:

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The video has been realized as part of the now completed FILL2030 and PaNOSC (2018-2022) projects, which have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No. 731096 and No. 823852, respectively.

In the frame of the now completed PaNOSC project, the original video realised by its partner Institute Laue-Langevin – ILL in 2018 was updated for all PaN facilities in Europe to be represented.

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