Partner Services

Event Data

Event Data is a joint service by DataCite and Crossref, which retrieves and exposes the activity that occurs around research data objects. In particular, Event Data brings to light links between publications and data, citations, software, reuse, documentation, etc. This service follows the Scholix Framework developed by the joint Research Data Alliance/ICSU World Data System Data Publishing Services Working Group.

The events are found via the relatedIdentifier and nameIdentifier attributes of DataCite Metadata, and via external services (so-called 'sources') that collect information about DataCite DOIs. Examples of events include references to related data, data citations in journal articles, and new versions of a work.


re3data is a global registry of research data repositories from a diverse range of academic disciplines. It provides information on repositories for the permanent storage and access of data sets to researchers, funding bodies, publishers and scholarly institutions. This DataCite service is referenced by multiple publishers in their editorial policies as the best tool to identify the most appropriate data repository and recommended in the European Commission’s Guidelines on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data in Horizon 2020.

DOI Citation Formatter

The DOI Citation Formatter is a service created in collaboration with Crossref, mEDRA, ISTIC and JaLC. It provides a simpleinterface to extract metadata automatically from a DOI and build a full citation. It supports more than 5,000 different citation styles in 45 differentlanguages, using the Citation Style Language.