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The What and Whys of DOIs

Editorial

The What and Whys of DOIs

Susanne DeRisi et al. PLoS Biol.

Abstract

The Direct Object Identifier, a sort of barcode for intellectual content, is used by PLoS in a number of innovative ways

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Like the light switches in a worldwide interconnected electric grid, DOIs provide the user with ready access to the scientific data. (Photograph: C. Mayhew and R. Simmon, National Aeronautics and Space Administration/ Goddard Space Flight Center.)

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