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Q. How do I find the DOI of an article or book?

Answered By: Norma Johnson
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2016     Views: 13298

DOIs (digital object identifiers) are unique alphanumeric codes assigned to each unique article, chapter, book, or other publication by publishers who cooperate in using the DOI standard. You will often find the DOI displayed prominently in the bibliographic information for a publication. 

Need a DOI?

If you have a citation for a book or article in hand and would like to know if a DOI has been associated with it, you can use the Metadata search at the  Crossref.org site.

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Simply type in as much of the citation as you know. 

Already have a DOI?

If you have a DOI in hand and wish to know if the Libraries have access to the article, use our Article Finder lookup tool. 

 

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Need to know more about DOIs?

Check our DOI page.

Example of a DOI

Comments (1)

  1. How to find a DOI for a Citation

    If you have a citation for a book or article in hand and would like to know if a DOI has been associated with it, you can use the DOI lookup tool at the CrossRef.org site.
    by Norma Johnson on Sep 26, 2013.
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