DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) are unique identifiers for digital materials. If you are a WCS staff member who is making available online a research report or other grey literature that is published by WCS, the WCS Library can assign your publication a DOI . DOIs can increase the reach and impact of your research publications. The DOI provides persistent access to your publication, facilitates easy and proper citation, and allows your publication to be tracked by discoverability tools, including Unpaywall, and attention-monitoring tools such as Altmetric.
Use this form to request a DOI for a WCS Publication
Utilice este formulario para solicitar un DOI para una publicación de WCS
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Things to Know About DOIs
- You can request a DOI before the publication of a report (in which case you can print the DOI directly in the report) or after publication.
- Each version of a publication should have its own DOI. For instance, if you are publishing a report in Spanish and a separate version in English, you need to request two DOIs, one for each version. Or, if you are publishing an updated version of an older report, you should request a new DOI for the updated version.
- If your work is being published by an entity other than WCS, that entity should create the DOI. Do not use the form above to request a DOI for a publication that is being published by another entity.
- For more on DOIs, see the International DOI Foundation's FAQs.