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Crossref (formerly styled CrossRef)[1] is an official digital object identifier (DOI) Registration Agency of the International DOI Foundation. It is run by the Publishers International Linking Association Inc. (PILA)[2] and was launched in early 2000 as a cooperative effort among publishers to enable persistent cross-publisher citation linking in online academic journals.[3] In August 2022, Crossref lists that index more than 60 million journal studies were made free to view and reuse,[4] and they made a challenge publicly to other publishers, to add their reference data to the index.

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Publishers International Linking Association
Formation1999; 24 years ago (1999)
Legal status501(c)(6) organization
HeadquartersLynnfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Executive director
Ed Pentz
Scott Delman
Revenue (2018)
$8.3 million
Expenses (2018)$8.1 million Edit this at Wikidata