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TAMU-CC Repository

This guide contains information and policies regarding the TAMU-CC Repository.


What is a DOI?

DOI is an acronym for “digital object identifier,” which means it is a digital identifier of an object. A DOI is a unique and persistent identifier that can be assigned to publications, data, and other scholarly products.

What are the benefits of a DOI?

  • A DOI is a persistent identifier providing easy online access to the digital object
  • A DOI is tied to metadata and information about a digital object, enhancing the discoverability of the work
  • A DOI enables accurate citation and accurate usage tracking of the scholarly output
  • A DOI makes the creator of works identifiable

How do I get a DOI?

In order for a DOI to be minted for your work, you must meet the following criteria

  • Contributes to the scholarly record, and in the case or datasets, is analogous to a journal article

For what type of works can I request a DOI?

DOIs can be assigned to a number of digital objects including, but not limited to, the following

  • Book chapters
  • Books
  • Data and data sets
  • Images
  • Posters
  • Preprints
  • Presentations
  • Reports

How do I obtain a DOI?

For all DOI requests, please contact Please allow one week for DOI requests to be

processed. Large or complex requests will require additional processing time. All DOIs will be assigned to the version of the work hosted in the TAMU-CC Repository. 

Who do I contact for more information?