A Data Citation Roadmap for Scientific Publishers

Authors: Helena Cousijn, Amye Kenall, Emma Ganley, Melissa Harrison, David Kernohan, Fiona Murphy, Patrick Polischuk, Maryann Martone, Timothy Clark

Abstract: This article presents a practical roadmap for scholarly publishers to implement data citation in accordance with the Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles (JDDCP), a synopsis and harmonization of the recommendations of major science policy bodies. It was developed by the Publishers Early Adopters Expert Group as part of the Data Citation Implementation Pilot (DCIP) project, an initiative of FORCE11.org and the NIH BioCADDIE program. The structure of the roadmap presented here follows the ‘life of a paper’ workflow and includes the categories Pre-submission, Submission, Production, and Publication. The roadmap is intended to be publisher-agnostic so that all publishers can use this as a starting point when implementing JDDCP-compliant data citation.

Citation: Helena Cousijn, Amye Kenall, Emma Ganley, Melissa Harrison, David Kernohan, Fiona Murphy, Patrick Polischuk, Maryann Martone, Timothy Clark. (2017). A Data Citation Roadmap for Scientific Publishers. bioRxiv 100784; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/100784

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