Publishers: Make Your Data Citations Count!

Many publishers have implemented open data policies and have publicly declared  their support of data as a valuable component of the research process. But to give credit to researchers and incentivize behavior for data publishing, the community needs to promote proper citation of data. Many publishers have also endorsed the FORCE Data Citation Principles, Scholix, … Continue reading Publishers: Make Your Data Citations Count!

COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data Draft Update

As a research and scholarly communications community, we value methods to gauge the impact of research outputs, and we do this in the forms of citations and downloads. But, until now this has been limited to traditional journal publications, and scholarly research is much more than an article. Foremost, data play a major role in … Continue reading COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data Draft Update

COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data

COUNTER is a non-profit organization supported by a global community of library, publisher and vendor members, who contribute to the development of the Code of Practice through working groups and outreach. COUNTER and MDC  are collaborating to develop and publish a Code of Practice for Research Data. This set of recommendations will focus on how … Continue reading COUNTER Code of Practice for Research Data