DataCite is an international consortium, co-founded by TU Delft Library, and member of the International DOI Foundation (IDF).
Its general aim is to promote the use of permanent identifiers in research and institutions of higher education, the specific objective being to enable the registration of DOIs.
Members are not-for-profit organisations who use DataCite's Registration Agency. DataCite members provide local representation and support for researchers in many countries around the world.
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The managing agent of DataCite is the TIB in Hannover.