Datasets


Format for in text citation

In text citation example

… which has been well supported and illustrated by the data (Noble, 2019)

OR

Statistics from Ayton and Watzl (2007) indicate that…


Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

With DOI 

Author, A. A. (year). Title of data set [Data set]. Publisher Name or Source of Unpublished Data. https://doi.org/xxxxxxxxx

Without DOI

Author, A. A. (year). Title of data set [Data set]. Publisher Name or Source of Unpublished Data. URL

Reference list example

With DOI

Noble, C.(2019). Impacts of habitat disturbance on population health of Bornean frogs [Data set]. Imperial College London. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3485086

Without DOI

Ayton, J.& Watzl, R. (2007). A bibliography of polar medicine related articles [Data set]. Australian Antarctic Data Centre. https://data.aad.gov.au/metadata/records/medical_bibliography

Make sure to look at the style notes


Style notes for this reference type

  • The  date for  a published data set is the year of publication, for unpublished data, the date should be the year of collection.
  • Include a retrieval date only if the data set is designed to change over time.
  • The title of the  data set should be italicized.
  • A DOI for datasets should be included as part of the reference. If there is no DOI, include the URL of the webpage where the data is indexed.
  • The recommended format for including DOI in references is https://doi.org/xxxxxxxxxx

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