Digital Object Identifier

This is the web site of the International DOI Foundation (IDF), a not-for-profitmembership organizationthat is the governance and management body for thefederation of Registration Agenciesproviding Digital Object Identifier (DOI) services and registration, and is the registration authority for the ISO standard (ISO 26324) for the DOI system. The DOI system provides a technical and social infrastructure for the registration and use of persistent interoperable identifiers, called DOIs, for use on digital networks.

Type or paste a DOI name, e.g., 10.1000/xyz123, into the text box below. (Be sure to enter all of the characters before and after the slash. Do not include extra characters, or sentence punctuation marks.)

Clicking on a DOI link (try this one: takes you to one or more current URLs or other services related to a single resource. If the URLs or services change over time, e.g., the resource moves, this same DOI will continue to resolve to the correct resources or services at their new locations.

Check the current status of the DOI system atdoi.statuspage.io.