FAQ

What is a DOI and how do I get one for my dataset?

A DOI or Digital Object Identifier is a digital identifier for a dataset. It allows for users to cite the use of a dataset and properly acknowledge the dataset creators. Some DOI providers, such as Zenodo, allow for dataset version controlling.

We strongly suggest getting a DOI for your dataset prior to it’s submission into CMAP. This will allow users to properly acknowledge your dataset.

Below is an example list of entities that may issue and link your dataset to a unique doi:

How do I cite data found in CMAP?

DOI or relevant citations for specific datatsets can be found in the Data Data Catalog or in the retrieved metadata.