EASYDAB: Spotlighting DataCite DOIs with High-Quality Metadata

Even though an increasing number of datasets have been published with a DOI during the last years, many of these datasets are only inadequately described by their metadata and hence the publications of these datasets do not comply with the FAIR Principles. Therefore, the AtMoDat project, a cooperation of the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) with the TIB–Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and the Universities in Hamburg and Leipzig, decided to create a branding for Earth System datasets with high-quality metadata, called

The EASYDAB logo can be placed only on landing pages of quality-controlled datasets with a DataCite DOI. As the logo is protected, it may only be used by repositories that sign a contract with TIB for its use. This contract requires adherence to the EASYDAB guideline which demands that the datasets

The registration for the use of EASYDAB is free of charge. You can find more information on the EASYDAB homepage.