What is a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
All articles published by Frontiers are assigned Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) which are registered with the CrossRef system and provide a stable URL for reference.
This enables you to find the URL of every resource using the DOI by using this pattern: http://dx.doi.org/<DOI>
This URL will always redirect to the current article URLs.
Frontiers Article URLs
All frontiers articles can be accessed by a URL that contains the DOI.
The URL pattern is
Articles are available in the following formats
To access a specific format of an article you can use the same pattern as above and append the format at the end or the URL using the following pattern.
http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/<DOI>/xml (NLM format)
All new articles published by Frontiers are announced in one of the journal-specific rss feeds.
You can find a list of RSS feeds here http://home.frontiersin.org/about/journals-a-z
All frontiers articles are available also as bulk downloads in XML (NLM) and PDF format.
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