Citing or linking with a DOI link

A digital object identifier (DOI) can be used to cite and link to electronic documents. A DOI is guaranteed never to change, so you can use it to link permanently to electronic documents.

To find a document using a DOI:
  • Copy the DOI of the document you want to open. For example, 10.12732/ijdea.v12i1.823.
  • Open the following DOI site in your browser:
  • Enter the entire DOI in the text box provided, and then click Go.

To cite or create a link to a document using a DOI: The correct format for citing or creating a link to a document using its DOI is as follows:

Note.The DOI scheme is administered by the International DOI Foundation. Many of the world's leading publishers have come together to build a DOI-based document linking scheme known as CrossRef.