Promoting and encouraging data citation.

Over on the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog, Rachael Kotarski writes about various aspects of data citation:

As part of the Opportunities for Data Exchange (ODE) project, we investigated data citation and the ways in which data centres, publishers, libraries and researchers can encourage better data citation. What does ‘better data citation’ look like and how do we encourage it to happen? We examined three aspects of current practice in order to answer this question:

How data is cited?
What data is cited?
Where is data cited within the article?

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