WHO IS THE DOI FOUNDATION COMMUNITY?
We are an international community of communities bound by a common interest in persistent infrastructure. So far, we have welcomed agencies that manage communities spanning entertainment, standards, the built environment, natural history collections, scholarly communications, and research data.
Read more about our Registration Agencies and what they offer
WHAT IS THE DIGITAL OBJECT IDENTIFIER (DOI)?
A DOI name is a digital identifier of an object, any object — physical, digital, or abstract. DOIs solve a common problem: keeping track of things. Things can be matter, material, content, or activities.
Designed to be used by humans as well as machines, DOIs identify objects persistently. They allow things to be uniquely identified and accessed reliably. You know what you have, where it is, and others can track it too.
Read more about the identifier, its benefits, and how it’s used
ANNOUNCING OUR NEWEST REGISTRATION AGENCY
Human & Digital (HAND) was recently appointed as the 12th Registration Agency of the DOI Foundation, assigning DOI names to legal entity humans, licensed virtual humans, and fictional characters involved in the performing arts and sports. The talent industry is becoming more connected, complex, and digitized. Managing this complexity in a programmatic way is only possible with verifiable, persistent identity of talent, both human and digital. And this is exactly what HAND provides.
How many are being resolved?
The total DOI resolutions to date is calculated using actual number of DOI resolutions recorded up until yesterday and the average resolution rate recorded over the past 24 hours (currently this is )
Try resolving a DOI name
10.) and a suffix, separated by a forward slash (
/). Prefacing the DOI with
doi.org/will turn it into an actionable link, for example, https://doi.org/10.47366/sabia.v5n1a3. Clicking that link will ‘resolve’ it, i.e. redirect to the latest information about the object it identifies, even if the object changes or moves.