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What is a DOI?

Last Updated: Jan 07, 2013  |  10 Views
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DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier and if available, it's used in APA citations instead of a lengthy URL.  The unique alphanumeric string (ex: 10.1007/s10803-009-0812-6) identifies content and provides a persistent link to its location on the Internet.

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