A DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is a unique identifier that identifies digital objects. The object may change physical locations, but the DOI assigned to that object will never change. Journal publishers often assign DOIs to electronic copies of individual articles in their journals. Because the DOI insures findability for the e-journal article, many citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian, etc.) require the use of a DOI in a citation for e-journal content. Below are some methods that can be used to obtain DOIs:
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