Help for users

Help

Below you will find frequently asked questions on how to manage your DataCite account, DOIs, metadata and more.

DataCite help pages

Managing your DataCite account

Here you will find frequently asked questions on how to manage your DataCite UK account.

Creating and managing your DOIs

Here you will find the answers to frequently asked questions on how to create and manage your DataCite UK DOIs.

Creating and updating your DataCite account

By associating good quality metadata with a DOI in the Metadata Store, your items are made more visible, accessible and usable.

Setting up DataCite test accounts

If you need to find out the finer details of creating DataCite DOIs, test accounts are a great starting point.

Troubleshooting

A list of technical problems you may experience when using DataCite.

Using DataCite to assign DOIs to non-centralised objects

It is possible for organisations to use their DataCite accounts to assign DOIs for objects not held centrally.