Data Publication

Data Publication

Research data publication

In addition to the traditional supplement to a journal article the researchers are more and more offered a direct way to provide a scientific community with data as citable publications independently from research results. This particularly accounts for an increased transparency and reproducibility of scientific results that enables other researchers to re-use their data in the interest of sustainability. Research data can be published via data journals or data repositories which primarily aim on long-term storage and availability of data.

Data Journals

The list below is based on a collection maintained by Sarah Callaghan from The British Atmospheric Data Centre, but has been extended with what we found through internet searches (last updated 12/07/2017). The list is probably not complete. If you are aware of any other data journal, please let us know.

Biologie, Medizin, Lebenswissenschaften Show content

Biodiversity Data Journal (Pensoft)

community peer-reviewed, open-access, comprehensive online platform to accelerate publishing, dissemination and sharing of biodiversity-related data of any kind

BMC Research Notes (BioMed Central, Springer)

open access journal publishing all fields of biology and medicine short publications, case series, incremental updates to previous work also encourages the publication of software tools, databases, data sets

Ecological Archives (Ecologigal Society of America (ESA))

publishes materials that are supplemental to articles that appear in the ESA journals publishes peer-reviewed data papers with abstracts digital, Internet-accessible form kinds of publications: appendices, supplements, and data papers

GigaScience (BioMed Central)

online open access open-data for life and biomedical sciences novel publication format: links standard manuscript publication with an extensive database hosting all associated data provides data analysis tools and cloud-computing resources

Journal of Open Public Health Data (Ubiquity Press Open Access)

Open Health Data features peer-reviewed data papers describing health datasets with high reuse potential. We are working with a number of specialist and institutional data repositories to ensure that the associated data are professionally archived, preserved, and openly available. Equally importantly, the data and the papers are citable, and reuse will be tracked.

Geowissenschaft, Geographie Show content

Geoscience Data Journal (Wiley)

open access platform, scientific peer-review, online-only journal publishes short data papers cross-linked to, and citing, datasets that have been deposited in approved data centers

Earth System Science Data (Copernicus Publications)

online peer-reviewed, open-access data publishing journal Dataset are annotated with standard metadata and made available through certified data center/repository

IUCrData (International Union of Crystallography)

IUCrData is a peer-reviewed open-access data publication from the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr). This innovative publication aims to provide short descriptions of crystallographic datasets and datasets from related scientific disciplines, as well as facilitating access to the data. The primary article category is Data Reports; these describe crystal structures of inorganic, metal-organic or organic compounds. Information on each crystal structure includes the crystallographic data (CIF and structure factors), a data validation report, figures and a text representation of the data.

Physik, Chemie Show content

Journal of Physical and Chemical Research Data (AIP Publishing LLC)

published online daily to provide critically evaluated physical and chemical property data, fully documented as to the original sources and the criteria used for evaluation, preferably with uncertainty analysis. The journal is not intended as a publication outlet for original experimental measurements such as those normally reported in the primary research literature, nor for review articles of a descriptive or primarily theoretical nature

Robotik Show content

The International Journal of Robotics Research - Data Papers (Sage Publications)

publishes peer reviewed data papers and multimedia extensions alongside articles

Geisteswissenschaften, Archäologie Show content

Journal of Open Archaeology Data (Ubiquity Press Open Access)

The Journal of Open Humanities Data (JOHD) features peer reviewed publications describing humanities data or techniques with high potential for reuse. Humanities subjects of interest to JOHD include, but are not limited to Art History, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, etc. Data that crosses one or more of these traditional disciplines are highly encouraged.

Journal of Open Humanities Data (Ubiquity Press Open Access)

The Journal of Open Humanities Data (JOHD) features peer reviewed publications describing humanities data or techniques with high potential for reuse. Humanities subjects of interest to JOHD include, but are not limited to Art History, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, etc. Data that crosses one or more of these traditional disciplines are highly encouraged.

Psychologie Show content

Journal of Open Psychology Data (Ubiquity Press Open Access)

The Journal of Open Psychology Data (JOPD) features peer reviewed data papers describing psychology datasets with high reuse potential. Data papers may describe data from unpublished work, including replication research, or from papers published previously in a traditional journal. We are working with a number of specialist and institutional data repositories to ensure that the associated data are professionally archived, preserved, and openly available.

Allgemein Show content

F1000Research (F1000 Research Ltd., Science Navigation Group)

open access journal for life scientists, immediate publication, transparent peer review (post-publication) and full data deposition and sharing All kinds of scientific work-documentation are accepted, Data articles are citable

Dataset Papers in Science (Hindawi Publishing Corporation)

peer reviewed, open access journal that publishes dataset papers in a wide range of subjects in science and medicine

Data Science Journal (Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) of the International Council for Science (ICSU))

peer-reviewed, open access publishing papers on the management of data and databases in Science and Technology. descriptions of data systems, their publication on the internet, applications and legal issues. publishes data or data compilations, online simulations, databases, and other experiments

Scientific Data (Nature Publishing)

open-access, online-only publication for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets, initially focusing on the life, biomedical and environmental science communities

Open research software

peer-reviewed meta-journal describing research software, covers different aspects of creating, maintaining and evaluating open source research software

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