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APIs for Scholarly Resources

A list of commonly-used APIs for scholarly resources


The DataCite REST API allows any user to retrieve, query and browse DataCite DOI metadata records.


No API key or registration is required; the API is open for the public to use. 

Return Format

The API return results in JSON format. 


No hard limits are imposed at the moment by DataCite. 

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