Are published datasets actually being cited? It’s a question that must cross the mind of any avid reader of this blog at least once. We have talked about data citation plenty on this blog. Often, though, we talk about the links between academic resources and datasets — the kind of links collected by our Event […]
Data citation: let’s do this!
Data citation is seen as one of the most important ways to establish data as a first-class scientific output. At Crossref and DataCite, we are seeing growth in journal articles and other content types citing data, and datasets making the link the other way. Our organizations are committed to working together to help realize the […]
Mysteries in Reference Lists
On Tuesday the journal PLOS ONE celebrated its 10th anniversary (see blog post by PLOS ONE Editor-in-Chief Jörg Heber and blog post by PLOS ONE Managing Editor Iratxe Puebla and PLOS Advocacy Director Catriona MacCallum). PLOS ONE (and PLOS) have changed scholarly publishing in many ways, from a DataCite perspective probably most importantly via the […]
Three things you should know about our new DOI Citation Formatting service
We are happy to announce the relaunch of our DOI Citation Formatting service, available at http://citation.crosscite.org. The service uses the citeproc.js library by Frank Bennett together with the more than 5,000 citation styles made available by the citationstyles.org project. The service works with DOIs from Crossref, mEDRA and ISTIC in addition to DataCite DOIs. The […]
Dynamic Data Citation Webinar
On July 12, 2016, DataCite invited Andreas Rauber to present the recommendations for dynamic data citation of the RDA Data Citation Working Group in a webinar. Dynamic data Andreas is one of the co-chairs of the RDA working group, and he gave a throughout overview of the recommendations, and the thinking that went into them. […]
Zotero for Data Repositories Webinar
On May 17, 2016, DataCite continued our monthly webinar series with Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) at Syracuse University, presenting on Zotero for data repositories. Sebastian is an expert in scholarly referencing and citation workflows and has been a longtime contributor to the Citation Style Language as well as Zotero, […]
Data catalog cards: simplifying article/data linking
Data citation is core to DataCite’s mission and DataCite is involved in several projects that try to facilitate data citation, including THOR, Data Citation Implementation Pilot (DCIP), Research Data Alliance (RDA), and COPDESS. The biggest roadblock for wider data citation adoption might be insufficient incentives for individual researchers, but another major challenge is that implementing […]
The Location of the Citation: are Data Citation Recommendations Having an Effect?
I was pleased to present at IDCC16 on a research paper called The location of the citation: Changing practices in how publications cite original data in the Dryad Digital Repository (see preprint: Mayo et al, [-@https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.32412]). Recently, organizations including CrossRef and the Digital Curation Center (DCC) have recommended as a best practice that original data […]