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DOIs & Your OJS Journal

What is a Digital Object Identifier?

A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by a registration agency (the International DOI Foundation) to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the Internet.

As a journal publisher supported by Queen's Journal Hosting Service, and publishing your journal via the Open Journal Systems (OJS) publishing platform, you can assign a DOIs to new articles once they are live in OJS.

A DOI can be used to cite and link to electronic documents. A DOI is guaranteed never to change even if the current live URL to its host website via OJS does, so you can use it to link permanently to the electronic version of your journal articles.

The Anatomy of a DOI Link