Publish your data in a data journal

Recently, the scientific community has seen the emergence of journals specializing in the publication of data articles. These launches seem to set the change in our culture of publishing and dealing with research data. Data journals provide an (often Open Access) platform where scientific data can be formally published, in a way that includes scientific peer-review. The dataset creator thus attains full credit for his/her efforts, while also improving the scientific record, and allowing major datasets to be fully described, cited and discovered.

In a data journal you can publish data articles; these describe a dataset, giving details of its collection, processing, software, file formats etc., without the requirement of novel analyses or ground breaking conclusions. It allows the reader to understand the when, how and why data was collected.

See some examples via the LINKS below.

Recently, the scientific community has seen the emergence of journals specializing in the publication of data articles. These launches seem to set the change in our culture of publishing and dealing with research data. Data journals provide an (often Open Access) platform where scientific data can be formally published, in a way that includes scientific peer-review. The dataset creator thus attains full credit for his/her efforts, while also improving the scientific record, and allowing major datasets to be fully described, cited and discovered.

In a data journal you can publish data articles; these describe a dataset, giving details of its collection, processing, software, file formats etc., without the requirement of novel analyses or ground breaking conclusions. It allows the reader to understand the when, how and why data was collected.

See some examples via the LINKS below.

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