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Data Management Toolkit @ UNH

This toolkit provides information to help researchers develop data management plans and effectively manage their research data.

Guidelines for citing data

Citation standards for datasets are still evolving. When citing data, you can use the format of a style manual (such as APA) or use the data repository's preferred citation.

DataCite, for example, recommends the following format for data citation:

  • Creator (Publication Year): Title. Publisher. Identifier
  • Creator (Publication Year): Title. Version. Publisher.  Resource Type. Identifier (Version and Resource Type are optional properties)

Here's an example from the DataCite website: