Reference List: Datasets

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Citation Examples

For simplified formats, see NLM-NIH Samples of Formatted References for Authors of Journal Articles, #43

Dataset

1. Title of dataset [dataset on the Internet]. Month Day, Year of publication Release type. Place of publication: Publisher; Date of publication [cited YYYY MMM DD]. Available from: URL

Example

2. RxNorm [dataset on the Internet]. April 4, 2016 Full Monthly Release. Bethesda (MD): U.S. National Library of Medicine; 2016 Apr 4 [cited 2016 Apr 18]. Available from: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/umls/rxnorm/docs/rxnormfiles.html

Dataset description article

3. Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of description article. Abbr. journal title. Date of publication [cited YYYY MMM DD]. Available from: URL doi: if available 

Example

4. Sinhuber M, van der Vaart K, Ni R, Puckett JG, Kelley DH, Ouellette NT. Three-dimensional time-resolved trajectories from laboratory insect swarms. Sci Data. 2019 Mar 5 [cited 2019 Mar 7]. Available from: https://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201936 doi: 10.1038/sdata.2019.36

Dataset deposit record 

Note: For a simplified format, see NLM ICMJE sample references, #43

5. Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of dataset deposit record [dataset]. Date of publication [cited YYYY MMM DD]. In: Database name [Internet]. Place of publication: publisher. Date of database/web publication - . # files: ### MB; ### MB; ### MB. Available from: URL Referenced in doi: if available

Example

6. Ernst M, Saslis-Lagoudakis CH, Grace OM, Nilsson N, Simonsen HT, Horn JW, Rønsted N. Evolutionary prediction of medicinal properties in genus Euphorbia L. [dataset]. 2016 Aug 3 [cited 2019 Mar 7]. In: Dryad Digital Repository [Internet]. Durham (NC): Dryad. 2008 Jan - .  3 files: 1.026 MB; 13.23 MB; 36.53 KB. Available from: https://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.s2df3.2 doi: 10.1038/srep30531

Dataset repository

7. Name of database [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher. Date of database publication - [cited YYYY MMM DD]. Available from: URL

Example

8. Dryad Digital Repository [Internet]. Durham (NC): Dryad. 2008 Jan - [cited 2014 Oct 3]. Available from: https://www.datadryad.org/.

Examples from:
Samples of Formatted References for Authors of Journal Articles - U.S. National Library of Medicine: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html
Content last reviewed: March 7, 2019