DataCite works with a number of different organisations from around the world, and in many cases the collaboration is formally ratified with a Memorandum of Understanding. Below is a list of Partner organisations with whom we cooperate.

DataCite Partners

Partner cos

Center for Open Science

DataCite and COS are partnering to explore and support activities related to re3data, the open global registry of research data repositories, and the Open Science Framework. Ideas include developing proofs-of-concept to design new features and functionality through integration, testing these ideas with user communities, and creating complementary user services that will benefit the scientific community.

Partner codata


CODATA (International Council for Science: Committee on Data for Science and Technology) works to improve the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of data of importance to all fields of science and technology.

Partner crossref


CrossRef is an association of scholarly publishers that develops shared infrastructure to support more effective scholarly communications. DataCite and Crossref and currently working together on developing the Event Data service.

Partner force11


Force11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers and research funders that has arisen organically to help facilitate the change toward improved knowledge creation and sharing.

Partner wds

World Data System

The World Data System (WDS) is an Interdisciplinary Body of the International Council for Science (ICSU) working towards a world where excellence in science is effectively translated into policy making and socio-economic development.

Partner fairsharing sdp


A curated, informative and educational resource on data and metadata standards, inter-related to databases and data policies.

Partner rda

Research Data Alliance

RDA provides a neutral space where its members can come together through focused global Working and Interest Groups to develop and adopt infrastructure that promotes data-sharing and data-driven research, and accelerate the growth of a cohesive data community.

Partner orcid


ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. DataCite and ORCID are parners of the THOR Project.

Partner chorus


CHORUS is a simple, affordable, community-developed solution for monitoring open access to content and datasets reporting on funded research. CHORUS minimizes open access compliance burdens while increasing access to content and data in supporting funder mandates.

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