Metadata Example in JSON

Dear all,

I was wondering if there are any examples of the DataCite Metadata Schema 4.3 in JSON, similar to the ones here for XML

One of our members would like to have this type of example to perform some API calls.

Thank you in advance!

Best regards,


Hi Paloma,

You will find a JSON Schema ( for the DataCite metadata in this project: ( This is a work in progress, and when complete, it will allow users to validate the DataCite JSON schema in the same way as the XML schema.

However if the client requires a guide as to which attributes the REST API supports for a API calls, then they can look at the JSON:API ( response which contains all fields. Some are read-only so it might be better to consult the API reference for which fields can be written: (



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