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Python API wrapper for the DataCite Metadata Store API.

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Python API wrapper for the DataCite Metadata Store API and DataCite XML generation.

Installation

The datacite package is on PyPI so all you need is:

pip install datacite

Documentation

Documentation is readable at http://datacite.readthedocs.io/ or can be built using Sphinx:

pip install datacite[docs]
python setup.py build_sphinx

Testing

Running the test suite is as simple as:

pip install -e .[all]
./run-tests.sh

If you’re using zsh, use this pip command instead:

pip install -e .’[all]’

Some tests require a DataCite Test Account. Set the following environment variables $DATACITE_USER, $DATACITE_PW, $DATACITE_PREFIX with your account information for doi.test.datacite.org and run:

./run-tests-pw.sh

Changes

Version v1.1.2 (released 2021-06-22):

  • Standardizes function names in DataCiteRESTClient. Old functions will be depreciated in a future release

Version v1.1.1 (released 2021-04-20):

  • Fixes DataCiteRESTClient attributes’ type. Prefix, username and password are always cast to string.

Version v1.1.0 (released 2021-04-15):

  • Adds full support for DataCite Metadata Schema v4.2 and v4.3 XML generation.
  • Uses Official DataCite JSON Schema, which has the following notable changes from the previous schema:
    • Uses “identifiers” which is a combination of the XML “identifier” and “alternativeIdentifiers” elements
    • “creatorName” is now “name”
    • “contributorName” is now “name”
    • “affiliations” is now “affiliation” (is still an array)
    • “affilition” is now “name”
    • There is no longer a funder identifier object (the identifier and type are just elements)
  • Removes Python 2 support
  • Removes the old way of testing with DataCite: test mode for the MDS APIs and the test DOI 10.5072

Version v1.0.1 (released 2018-03-08):

  • Fixes schema location url for DataCite v4.1

Version v1.0.0 (released 2018-02-28):

  • Adds full support for DataCite Metadata Schema v4.1 XML generation.

Version v0.3.0 (released 2016-11-18):

  • Adds full support for DataCite Metadata Schema v4.0 XML generation.
  • Adds the message from the server in the error exceptions.

Version v0.2.2 (released 2016-09-23):

  • Fixes issue with generated order of nameIdentifier and affiliation tags.

Version v0.2.1 (released 2016-03-29):

  • Fixes issue with JSON schemas not being included when installing from PyPI.

Version v0.2.0 (released 2016-03-21):

  • Adds DataCite XML generation support.

Version 0.1 (released 2015-02-25):

  • Initial public release.

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