Our first use of these has been within Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education (ELEHE), the university’s first open journal. Each issue of the journal now has a DOI, as does each article within the issue. For example:
- ELEHE Volume 4, Issue 1; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14234/elehe.v4i1
- Stoncel, D and Shelton-Mayes, A. (2012) Students’ views on higher education learning environments for professional teacher education, Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education, 4(1), pp.3-16; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14234/elehe.v4i1.45
We’re always delighted when staff and researchers add their work to NECTAR, the university’s research repository. It helps develop NECTAR as a comprehensive showcase of our research output, it helps authors by pushing the work to their staff profiles and NECTAR-friendly web resources like Google Scholar, and it helps schools by driving annual research reports and the REF.
But we’re also aware that adding an item takes time, and time is a valuable commodity. In this post I’ll show you how to use a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to get your work into NECTAR as quickly and efficiently as possible.