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Articles' Public ID!

Postby Albert » Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:11 pm

Hello There!
When setting up the DOI plugin (Home > User > Journal Manager > System Plugins > DOI Plugin Settings) I entered the prefix (10. 16XXX) and selected “Enter an individual DOI suffix for each published item independent and different from the "Custom Identifier" mentioned in the previous option. You'll find an additional DOI input field on each item's meta-data page.” Now when creating a new issue I entered the DOI Suffix for the issue and for each article in “Edit Article Metadata”, I entered the DOI Suffix. Then I deleted the information I had in the article “Public Identifier” thinking that OJS 2.4.1 would generate it. Nevertheless, the field is now blank. Should I enter the whole DOI (dx.doi.org/10.16XXX/pqrz.2013.1.01) in the public identifier field? I would appreciate very much your help.
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Re: Articles' Public ID!

Postby asmecher » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:08 pm

Hi Albert,

The "Public Identifier" field is distinct from DOIs and is never filled in with DOI information. It's (optinally) used as part of the DOI suffix if you've configured it that way, but it doesn't sound like that's what you want. DOIs will show up elsewhere.

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Re: Articles' Public ID!

Postby Albert » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:38 pm

asmecher wrote:Hi Albert,

The "Public Identifier" field is distinct from DOIs and is never filled in with DOI information. It's (optinally) used as part of the DOI suffix if you've configured it that way, but it doesn't sound like that's what you want. DOIs will show up elsewhere.

Regards,
Alec Smecher
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Hello Alec,
Thank you for your reply. I entered the DOI because the field was blank. Nevertheless, if we add the DOI to each article and issue, can we leave the Public Identifier empty?
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Re: Articles' Public ID!

Postby asmecher » Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:21 pm

Hi Albert,

Yes; that field is not required, and only becomes part of the DOI if you specifically configure DOIs that way.

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