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Data citation: a guide to best practice [data citation, citation, interoperability]

Data citation

Everyday millions of people use data. They search, publish, reuse, analyse! But very often, a major difficulty for the users is finding the right data. And how to help them? It is simple: Cite the data!

This training is focused on introducing the publication “Data citation: a guide to best practice”. It is a practical guide that includes recommendations and best practices on how to cite data. It is divided in 3 parts:

  • Part 1: issues in data citation, general recommendations.
  • Part 2: recommendations on specific formats and other elements for data citation.
  • Part 3: other information (e.g. specific differences between recommendations).

At the end you will find many useful annexes with checklists, diagrams and examples.

Format
Training
Theme
Quality

Reading

Data citation: a guide to best practice

Estimated reading time:
1.5h
Language:
English
The publication “Data citation : a guide to best practice” is a practical guide that includes recommendations and best practices on how to cite data. It is divided in 3 parts: part 1 - issues in data citation, general recommendations; part 2 - recommendations on specific formats and other elements for data citation and part 3 - other information (e.g. specific differences between recommendations). At the end the reader will find annexes with checklists, diagrams and examples.