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Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) are persistent identifiers which can be used to consistently and accurately reference digital objects and/or content. The DOIs provide a way for the ADS resources to be cited in a similar fashion to traditional scholarly materials. More information on DOIs at the ADS can be found on our help page.
DOIs should be the last element in a citation irrespective of the format used. The DOI citation should begin with "doi:" in lowercase followed by the DOI with no spaces between the ":" and the DOI.
DOIs can also be cited as a persistent link from another Web page. This is done by appending the DOI Resolver with the DOI. This would look like:
However, if it is possible it is best to hide the URL in the href property of the <a> tag and have the link text be of the form doi:10.5284/1000028. The HTML for this would look like:
University of Birmingham, Ironbridge Institute (2009) Clee Hills Project, Shropshire [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] (doi:10.5284/1000028)
The Clee Hills, within the AONB of the Shropshire Hills in the south of the county, form a prominent and enduring element within the landscape yet are relatively little known outside of the region. This project sought to survey and characterise all evidence for human activity on the Clee hills, formulate a management strategy that would involve all who lived, worked and used the hills and provide an outline interpretation of the visible archaeological remains.
The defined area comprises a c.24 sq. km square block defined by grid coordinates SO 58 79 and SO 64 79, centred on the current Hanson Plc quarry. This includes all the known areas of industrial activity on the hill. Brown Clee, which lies some miles to the north, across the Ludlow anticline, is excluded from the defined area.