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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:10.5284/1000097. The HTML for this would look like:
Essex County Council (2006) Extensive Urban Survey - Essex: Historic Towns Assessment Report [data-set]. York: Archaeology Data Service [distributor] (doi:10.5284/1000097)
Essex County Council Archaeological Department (now Essex County Council Historic Environment Branch) launched the Essex Historical Towns Survey in 1995, as part of the national EUS programme instigated and funded by English Heritage. The project comprised a survey of all the smaller towns in Essex, including the area that is now the Thurrock Unitary Authority. The intention was to provide high quality information about the archaeological potential of towns for archaeologists and local planning authorities. Between 1995 and 1999 thirty-two towns were surveyed in Essex. Colchester was subject to a separate survey, undertaken by Colchester Museum.