Data citation: a guide to best practice
Publications Office of the European Union, Jessop, P. (2022). Data citation: a guide to best practice, Publications Office of the European Union. https://data.europa.eu/doi/10.2830/59387
Everyday millions of people use data. They search, publish, reuse, analyse! But very often, a major difficulty for the users is finding the right data. And how to help them? It is simple: Cite the data! The publication “Data citation : a guide to best practice” is a practical guide that includes recommendations and best practices on how to cite data. It is divided in 3 parts: part 1 – issues in data citation, general recommendations; part 2 – recommendations on specific formats and other elements for data citation and part 3 – other information (e.g. specific differences between recommendations). At the end the reader will find annexes with checklists, diagrams and examples.