The Crossref Curriculum

Metadata for different purposes

A wide variety of systems and organizations use Crossref metadata to help credit and cite works, report impact of funding, track outcomes and activity, and more, building a rich network of information about research around the world. This network relies on members depositing, maintaining, and updating their metadata with Crossref. Learn more about different types of metadata, and how different types of metadata are used for different purposes.

Page owner: Laura J. Wilkinson   |   Last updated 2020-April-08