Checklist and Recommendations

For Authors

  • Pick out key datasets and software your conclusions rely on

  • Cite data and software just like you would cite a paper

  • Publish your own data/software and cite that too

  • Get an ORCID ID!

For Data Creators

  • Deposit your data in a stable repository

  • Get a persistent identifier (DOI) for your data

  • Include an example citation in your dataset’s README file

For Software Developers

  • Deposit key version snapshots of your software in a stable repository

  • Get a distinct persistent identifier for each key version

  • Include an example citation in your software manual