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  1. Support programming frameworks that are in common use by providing additional metadata submission options (e.g., JSON) and retrieval mechanisms (e.g., content negotiation).

  2. Make processing by external workflows, systems, and applications more effective, by adding new batch-oriented functionality (such as bulk minting, bulk updates, and rule-based operations).

  3. Strengthen identifier persistence by rolling out a regular link checking service.–delivered November 2016

  4. Enhance EZID’s status options to provide the comparable functionality to Crossref’s new Early Content Registration process.

  5. Upgrade support to DataCite metadata version 4.0.–backend support completed, February 2017

  6. Add a sitemap Add metadata for public ARK identifiers with metadata to enhance their discovery.

  7. Add EZID support for suffix pass-through.