When using previously published research data it is just as important to cite it as when using any other kind of research. In this session you'll learn more about research data citation; why it is important and how it differs from citing a publication.

Transcript of video "Data citation"
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Here is an illustration of how a data citation may look like - with the various elements that should be included. Follow the link to read more.

Illustrating the elements of a data citation.

Figure: "Data Citation Diagram" by USGS Data Management is licensed under PDM

Lessons learned

  • Data citation is crucial for achieving transparency and should be regarded as an important part of a good research practice.
  • The mandatory and recommended components of a research data reference.
  • How and why data citation differs from citing regular research publications.

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