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Data Citation Resources

This list of resources on data citation includes meetings, articles, current practices and research, and other developments of interest.  It was assembled by the IASSIST Special Interest Group on Data Citation (SIGDC) in the spring of 2012. Be sure to look for the SIGDC's session, Data Citations: Linking Literature to Data and Measuring Impact, at IASSIST 2013 in Cologne.

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Workshops, Symposia, Meetings

Principles of Data Citation, sponsored by Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University
http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/datacitation_workshop/

Developing Data Attribution and Citation Practices and Standards: An International Symposium and Workshop, sponsored by US CODATA and the Board on Research Data and Information in collaboration with CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices Agenda: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/brdi/PGA_064019 Report:http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/brdi/PGA_080121 

Metadata and Persistent Identifiers for Social and Economic Data. Berlin, Germany, May 7-8, 2012. http://ratswd.de/ver/WS_PID_2012.php

Workshop on Persistent Identifiers for the Social Sciences, sponsored by the IDSC of IZA/Gesis/RatSWD http://www.iza.org/conference_files/PeIdSS2011/viewProgram?conf_id=2013

Kelly, M. C., & National Information Standards Institute. (2008). NISO Research Data Thought Leader Meeting. Baltimore, MD: National Information Standards Institute. Retrieved from http://www.niso.org/topics/tl/researchdata/

Best Practices

Best Practice Recommendations of da|ra -- Registration Agency for Social and Economic Data, GESIS
http://www.da-ra.de/fileadmin/media/da-ra.de/PDFs/Best_Practice_data_citation.pdf

DataCite Metadata Working Group. (2011, July). DataCite Metadata Schema for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 2.2. doi:10.5438/0005

Ball, A. & Duke, M. (2012). ‘How to Cite Datasets and Link to Publications’. DCC How-to Guides. Edinburgh: Digital Curation Centre. Available online: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/how-guides

 

Blogs and Wikis

 

Research Remix blog posting - Resources on Data Citation Principles
http://researchremix.wordpress.com/2011/05/17/resources-on-data-citation-principles

DataCite Blog - Tracking Data Citation entry
http://datacite.wordpress.com/2011/01/15/tracking-data-citation/

Dryad Data Citation Guidelines wiki
https://www.datadryad.org/wiki/Citing_Data

Earth Science Information Partner Federation Data Stewardship/Citations wiki.
http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Interagency_Data_Stewardship/Citations/provider_guidelines

Papers


Accomazzi, A. (2011). Linking Literature and Data: Satus Report and Future Efforts. Future Professional Communication in Astronomy II (FPCA-II). arXiv:1103.4295 [astro-ph.IM]

Altman, M. and King, G. (2007). A proposed standard for the scholarly citation of quantitative data. D-Lib Magazine 13(3/4).

Ball, A., Duke, M. (2011). ‘Data Citation and Linking’. DCC Briefing Papers. Edinburgh: Digital Curation Centre.
Available online: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/briefing-papers/

Chavan, Viswas. (2012). Recommended practices for citation of data published through the GBIF network (p.12). Copenhagen. Retrieved from http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4884

CODATA Data Citation Standards and Practices Task Group. (2012, June 17). CODATA Task Group Data Citation and Attribution Bibliography. Retrieved from http://www.codata.org/taskgroups/TGdatacitation/docs/CODATA_DDCTG_BestPracticesBib_FINAL_17June2012.pdf

DataCite Metadata Working Group. (2011). DataCite Metadata Schema for the Publication and Citation of Research Data. Version 2.1. doi:10.5438/0003

Dodd, S. A. (1979). Bibliographic references for numeric social science data files: Suggested guidelines. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 30(2), 77-82. doi:10.1002/asi.4630300203

Duerr, R.E., Downs, R. R., Tilmes, C., Barkstrom, B., Lenhardt, W.C., Glassy, J., Bermudez, L. E., Slaughter, P. (2011) On the Utility of Identification Schemes for Digital Earth Science Data: An Assessment and Recommendations. Earth Science Informatics, 4(3), 139-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12145-011-0083-6

Green, Toby. (2009). We need publishing standards for datasets and data tables. OECD WHITE PAPER.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/603233448430

 Kotarski, R., Reilly, S., Schrimpf, S., Smit, E., Walshe, K. (2012). Report on Best Practices for Citability of Data and on Evolving Roles in Scholarly Communication. http://www.alliancepermanentaccess.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2012/08/ODE-ReportBestPracticesCitabilityDataEvolvingRolesScholarlyCommunication.pdf.

Lane, M.A. (2008). Data Citation in the Electronic Environment. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility. http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4884

Macrina, F.L. (2011). Teaching authorship and publication practices in teh biomedical and life sciences. Science and Engineering Ethics, 17(2), 341-354. doi:10.1007/s11948-011-9275-1

Mooney, H. (2011). Citing data sources in the social sciences: do authors do it? Learned Publishing, 24(2), 99-108. doi:10.1087/20110204

Mooney, H. & Newton, M.P. (2012). The anatomy of a data citation: Discovery, reuse, and access. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 1(1). doi:10.7710/2162-3309.1035

National Research Council (2012). For Attribution -- Developing Data Attribution and Citation Practices and Standards: Summary of an International Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13564

Nature Biotechnology Editorial. (2009). Credit where credit is overdue. Nature Biotechnology, 27(7), 579doi:10.1038/nbt0709-579       

Newton, M.P., Mooney, H., & Witt, M. (2010). A Description of Data Citation Instruction in Style Guides. Libraries Research Publications, Paper 121. Retreived from http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/lib_research/121

Piwowar, H., Day, Roger S., & Fridsma, Douglas B. Sharing detailed research data is associated with increased citation rate. PloS ONE, 2(3), e308. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000308

Reilly, S., Schallier, W.; Schrimpf, S.; Smit, E., & Wilkinson, M. (2011). Report on Integrations of Data and Publications (p. 87) Retrieved from http://www.alliancepermanentaccess.org/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2011/11/ODE-ReportOnIntegrationOfDataAndPublications-1_1.pdf

Sieber, J. E., & Trumbo, B. E. (1995). (Not) giving credit where credit is due: Citation of data sets. Science and Engineering Ethics, 1(1), 11-20. doi:10.1007/BF02628694


Starr, J., & Gastl, A. (2011). isCitedBy: A Metadata Scheme for DataCite. D-Lib Magazine, 17(1/2). doi:10.1045/january2011-starr

Tenopir, C., Allard, S., Douglass, K., Aydinoglu, A. U., Wu, L., Read, E., … Frame, M. (2011). Data Sharing by Scientists: Practices and Perceptions. PLoS ONE, 6(6), e21101. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021101

Weber, N.M., Street, E.D., Piwowar, H.A., Street, W.M., & Suite, A. (2011) Evaluating Data Citation and Sharing Policies in the Enviornmental Sciences. ASIS&T '10 Proceedings of the 73rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting on Navigating Streams in an .Information  Ecosystem 47(176), 1-2.

 West, A. (2009). Citations and Data. DttP A Quarterly Journal of Government Information Practice Perspective, 37(4), 12-14. \http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=add_5&AN=47228829



Presentations and Videos


Corti, L., & Bolton, S. (2012). Webinar: Data Identifiers--How to Ensure Your Data is Properly Cited. http://www.jisc.ac.uk/events/2012/04/webinardataidentifiers.aspx

Piwowar, H. & Australian National Data Service (Producer). (2012). Data Citation Counts!  [YouTube video]. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/oivka4JnjhA

Piwowar, Heather. (2011). 7 data citations challenges illustrated with examples (includes elephants). JISC Managing Research data.
http://www.slideshare.net/hpiwowar/7-data-citation-challenges-illustrated-with-data-includes-elephants

Citing Data from ESDS International. YouTube video.
http://youtu.be/NDrNHRjtd4g

IASSIST 2011
Session B2: The IASSIST SIGDC Presents: Perspectives on Data Citation (Wed, 2011-06-01)
Session C2: DataCite - Making Data Citable (Wed, 2011-06-01)
http://www.iassistdata.org/conferences/archive/2011

Websites

Data Citation Awareness - ANDS (Australian National Data service)
http://ands.org.au/guides/data-citation-awareness.html


Dataverse Network Citation Standard
http://thedata.org/citation

ICPSR - Data Citations
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/curation/citations.jsp


Organizations, Committees

BRDI_DataCitations (Zotero Group)
https://www.zotero.org/groups/brdi_datacitations

DataCite
http://datacite.org

CODATA, Task Force on Data Citation
http://www.codata.org/taskgroups/TGdatacitation/


Citation software

EndNote
http://www.endnote.com

RefWorks
http://www.refworks.com

Zotero
http://www.zotero.org

Mendeley
http://www.mendeley.com

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any resources to suggest as additions, please contact Michelle Edwards (edwardsm@uoguelph.ca).

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