The Crossref Curriculum

Retrieving DOI info-metadata

Crossref-specific information about a DOI may be retrieved by including the appropriate parameters in the following URL:

https://0-doi-crossref-org.libus.csd.mu.edu/search/doi?pid=username:password&format=info&doi=doi

This data is distinct from item metadata deposited for each DOI, and includes information such as timestamp, owner prefix, and primary/alias status.

Example info-metadata

DOI: 10.2353/jmoldx.2009.090037 CITATION-ID: 39306481 JOURNAL-TITLE: The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics JOURNAL-CITE-ID: 58207 BOOK-CITE-ID: SERIES-ID: DEPOSIT-TIMESTAMP: 20110701073812000 OWNER: 10.1016 LAST-UPDATE: 2011-07-04 21:13:59 PRIME-DOI: none

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