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Edits to 'https://fairsharing.org/FAIRsharing.me4qwe' by 'The FAIRsharing Team' at 22:48, 16 Jul 2018 (approved): 'publications' has been modified: Before: After: DataCite Metadata Schema Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 4.1. DataCite e.V. Added: DataCite Metadata Schema Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 4.1. DataCite e.V. Removed:
Edits to 'https://fairsharing.org/FAIRsharing.me4qwe' by 'The FAIRsharing Team' at 18:44, 16 Jul 2018 (approved): 'description' has been modified: Before: The DataCite Metadata Schema is a list of core metadata properties chosen for the accurate and consistent identification of a resource for citation and retrieval purposes|along with recommended use instructions. The resource that is being identified can be of any kind|but it is typically a dataset. The term dataset can include not only numerical data|but any other research data outputs. After: The DataCite Metadata Schema is a list of core metadata properties chosen for the accurate and consistent identification of a resource for citation and retrieval purposes|along with recommended use instructions. The resource that is being identified can be of any kind|but it is typically a dataset. The term dataset can include not only numerical data|but any other research data outputs.
Conditions of UseApplies to: Data use
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DataCite Metadata Schema Documentation for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 4.1. DataCite e.V.
DataCite Metadata Working Group
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