Dataset citation and referencing formats
Researchers are encouraged to make their data available and so you may find yourself citing this data in your publications.
Data are the findings/observations from a research project. It may be raw or processed data and can come in many forms including field notes, digital files, test results, questionnaires, and recordings.
When you use these data you must cite them and each reference should at least include a DOI or a URL. Like everything else each referencing style has its own referencing method however required elements are:
- publication year
- publisher identifier
Optional elements are:
- resource type (as appropriate)
Below are some examples.
Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, et al. (2010). The 2007 National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. [Computer file]. Canberra: Australian Social Science
Freymueller, Jeffrey T., 2004, Alaska Volcano Observatory GPS Network Spurr: SPBG-Barrier Glacier P.S., GPS dataset, UNAVCO, doi:10.7283/T5DR2SVM.
National Native Title Tribunal, 2018, Native Title Determination Outcomes, electronic dataset, data.gov.au, viewed 12th October, 2018, https://data.gov.au/dataset/native-title-determination-outcomes.
19. Jeffrey T. Freymueller, Jeffrey T., Alaska Volcano Observatory GPS Network Spurr: SPBG-Barrier Glacier P.S., (2004), distributed by UNAVCO, doi:10.7283/T5DR2SVM.
Freymueller, Jeffrey T.. Alaska Volcano Observatory GPS Network Spurr: SPBG-Barrier Glacier P.S. 2004. distributed by UNAVCO, doi:10.7283/T5DR2SVM.
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