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Digital Object Identifiers: Stability for citations and referencing, but not proxies for quality

Horton, Laurence (2015) Digital Object Identifiers: Stability for citations and referencing, but not proxies for quality. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (23 Apr 2015). Blog Entry.

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Identification Number: 10.21953/lse.u3kkwiq7g9xa

Abstract

What exactly is a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) and how does it help in the management and long-term preservation of research? Laurence Horton explains the basic structure and purpose of a DOI and also points to some limitations. DOIs are not the only way of providing fixed, persisting references to objects, but they have emerged as the leading system.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4450 Databases
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2017 11:18
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70603

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