January 28, 2022

A New Guide from the Digital Curation Centre: How To Cite Datasets and Link to Publications

Well done! This guide includes material for researchers, data repositories, and others. It includes examples, hyperlinked footnotes, additional resources.

Title: How to Cite Datasets and Link to Publications


Alex Ball (Digital Curation Centre)


Monica Duke (Digital Curation Centre)

Source: DCC

This guide will help you create links between your academic publications and the underlying datasets, so that anyone viewing the publication will be able to locate the dataset and vice versa. It provides a working knowledge of the issues and challenges involved, and of how current approaches seek to address them. This guide should interest researchers and principal investigators working on data-led research, as well as the data repositories with which they work.

Direct to Full Text Guide (12 pages; PDF)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.