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This page provides an overview of 14 articles related to 'data citation', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Data citation refers to the practice of providing a reference to data in the same way as researchers routinely provide a bibliographic reference to printed resources. The need to cite data is starting to be recognised as one of the key practices underpinning the recognition of data as a primary research output rather than as a by-product of research. While data has often been shared in the past, it is rarely, if ever, cited in the same way as a journal article or other publication might be. If datasets were cited, they would achieve a validity and significance within the cycle of activities associated with scholarly communications and recognition of scholarly effort. (Excerpt from this source)

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Metadata related to 'data citation' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'data citation': 14 (0.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'data citation' across all Ariadne articles: 47
  • Average number of references to 'data citation' per Ariadne article: 3.36
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'data citation': 2010-07
  • Trending factor of 'data citation': 2.1 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'data citation':

  1. alex ball (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. david walton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. roy lowry (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. sarah callaghan (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. andrew cox (see articles on this topic by this author)

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23rd International CODATA Conference

Alex Ball reports on a conference on ‘Open Data and Information for a Changing Planet’ held by the International Council for Science’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan on 28–31 October 2012.

November 2012, issue70, event report

Beyond the PDF

Jodi Schneider reports on a three-day workshop about the future of scientific communication, held in San Diego CA, USA, in January 2011.

January 2011, issue66, event report

Book Review: Managing Research Data

Sally Rumsey reviews a book which describes and explains the topics of interest central to practitioners involved with research data management.

July 2012, issue69, review

Data Citation and Publication by NERC’s Environmental Data Centres

Sarah Callaghan, Roy Lowry, David Walton and members of the Natural Environment Research Council Science Information Strategy Data Citation and Publication Project team describe their work in NERC’s Environmental Data Centres.

March 2012, issue68, feature article

Data Science Professionals: A Global Community of Sharing

Sylvie Lafortune reports on the 37th annual conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST), held over 30 May – 3 June 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

March 2012, issue68, event report

DataFinder: A Research Data Catalogue for Oxford

Sally Rumsey and Neil Jefferies explain the context and the decisions guiding the development of DataFinder, a data catalogue for the University of Oxford.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

E-books and E-content 2010: Data As Content

Brian Whalley reports on a meeting dealing with academic data management and some JISC projects concerned with institutional responses to the need to manage research data more effectively.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Editorial Introduction to Issue 68

The editor introduces readers to the content of Ariadne issue 68.

March 2012, issue68, editorial

International Digital Curation Conference 2010

Alex Ball reports on the 6th International Digital Curation Conference, held on 7-8 December 2010 in Chicago.

January 2011, issue66, event report

Making Citation Work: A British Library DataCite Workshop

Alex Ball reports on a workshop on practical data citation issues for institutions, held at the British Library, London, on 8 March 2013.

July 2013, issue71, event report

Making Datasets Visible and Accessible: DataCite's First Summer Meeting

Tom J Pollard and J Max Wilkinson report on DataCite's First Summer Meeting, a two-day event focused on making datasets visible and accessible, held in Hannover, Germany, in June 2010.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Open Access and Research Conference 2013: Discovery, Impact and Innovation

Paula Callan, Stephanie Bradbury, Sarah Brown, Philippa Broadley, Emma Nelms and Christopher Hart report on Open Access and Research 2013 which focused on recent developments and the strategic advantages they bring to the research sector.

March 2014, issue72, event report

The Second British Library DataCite Workshop

Alex Ball reports on a one-day workshop on metadata supporting the citation of research data, held at the British Library, London, on 6 July 2012.

July 2012, issue69, event report

Upskilling Liaison Librarians for Research Data Management

Andrew Cox, Eddy Verbaan and Barbara Sen explore the design of a curriculum to train academic librarians in the competencies to support Research Data Management.

November 2012, issue70, feature article

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