Citing or linking with a DOI link
A digital object identifier (DOI) can be used to cite and link to electronic documents. A DOI is guaranteed never to change, so you can use it to link permanently to electronic documents.
To find a document using a DOI
- Copy the DOI of the document you want to open.
- Open the following DOI site in your browser:http://dx.doi.org
- Enter the entire DOI in the text box provided, and then click Go.
To cite or create a link to a document using a DOI
The correct format for citing or creating a link to a document using its DOI is as follows:
|Note||The DOI scheme is administered by the International DOI Foundation. Many of the world’s leading publishers have come together to build a DOI-based document linking scheme known as CrossRef.|