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Where can I find a DOI?

A DOI can be found in a journal article, usually along with other citation data, such as author names, journal name, volume, issue, etc.

  • Under the author information,
  • Under the article title, or
  • At the top or bottom of the first page.

DOIs can also be found in database search results, or by clicking on the detailed record for the article you are interested in.

If the database does not show the DOI for an article, search for that article by its title on the public web—you may find a citation to the article (not the full text) on the journal publisher's website, with a DOI.

–Updated April 5, 2022

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