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I am the Journal manager of a multilanguage journal and we are experiencing a problem when trying to use the "save to Mendeley" plugin: both, the translated version and the one in the original language, are detected by Mendeley as the same article. When we create the pdf files we include different metadata (xmp file) for each file. They even have different DOIs. But when we upload them to the journal OJS assigns the same doi to both (I have exported their corresponding xml files and the assigned doi is the same).
Is there a way to assign different DOIs to the translated and the original language versions?
Or an alternative: is there a way to get OJS to recognize the metadata of the pdf file, or maybe to import our xmp file and assign it to the article of our choice thus replacing the metadata (particularly the DOI) generated by OJS?
Has anyone experienced a similar problem with the "Save to Mendeley" plugin?
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OJS doesn't currently work with XMP data; it uses its own metadata to feed the COinS data in the article's summary page, which I think is what feeds Mendeley. DOIs come from OJS's own DOI configuration, not the DOIs specified in the PDF. If you need to have distinct DOIs for each translation, you'll need to have each language as an entirely separate OJS submission.
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