Publishing your authors’ research data on Dataverse repositories increases your journal’s impact:
- By facilitating the preservation and citation of data following widely-supported conventions that improve “the robustness and reproducibility of science” (Cousijn et al., 2017; Fenner et al., 2016)
- By helping your authors meet funders’ data sharing mandates
- By increasing the credit your authors receive for the reuse of their data. (Data Citation Synthesis Group, 2014)
Use this guide during the development of your journal’s data sharing policies, an important first step in seemlessly incorporating data sharing into your journal’s publishing workflow, followed by four ways we recommend journals use Dataverse.
This guide applies to data repositories that accept data from journals, including:
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Use Dataverse for publishing your authors’ data and making it citable
We recommend four ways that journals can use Dataverse repositories to ensure that authors make data available and get credit for their research, with links to and from associated published articles.