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 ==== What are these DOIs doing in my bibliography?​ ==== ==== What are these DOIs doing in my bibliography?​ ====
  
-The Digital Object Identifier ([[http://​www.doi.org/​|DOI]]) is a [[Identifiers|unique identifier]] used to provide a permanent link to digital objects. DOIs are now issued to most (new) journal articles.+The Digital Object Identifier ([[http://​www.doi.org/​|DOI]]) is a unique identifier used to provide a permanent link to digital objects. DOIs are now issued to most (new) journal articles, as well as many books, book chapters, and other items.
  
-Several [[style_standards|professional association style guides]] now specify the use of the DOI when citing journal articles. For example, [[http://​owl.english.purdue.edu/​owl/​resource/​560/​10/​|APA]] recommends the use of the DOI over the URL.+Several [[style_standards|professional association style guides]] now specify the use of the DOI when citing journal articles. For example, [[http://​owl.english.purdue.edu/​owl/​resource/​560/​10/​|APA]] recommends the use of the DOI over the URL. Many publishers also request that the DOI be included in submitted manuscripts,​ even if they are not included in the final published paper, as they use them for formatting and to link references with electronic databases.
  
-If you have a good reason to remove the DOI from the official style, it is possible to [[dev/​citation_styles/​style_editing_step-by-step|edit the CSL style]]. See [[/​forum/​discussion/​4884/​doi-reference-in-apastyle/#​Item_4|this discussion]] for more details.+In general, if a CSL/Zotero style includes the DOI, it is a good idea to leave it in. If you have a good reason to remove the DOI from the official style, it is possible to [[dev/​citation_styles/​style_editing_step-by-step|edit the CSL style]]. See [[/​forum/​discussion/​4884/​doi-reference-in-apastyle/#​Item_4|this discussion]] for more details.
  
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