Research Data Guide

Managing research data

Tracking the impact of research data

Cousijn, H., Feeney, P., Lowenberg, D., Presani, E. and Simons, N., 2019. Bringing Citations and Usage Metrics Together to Make Data Count. Data Science Journal, 18(1), p.9. DOI:


Alex Ball, Monica Duke (2015). ‘How to Track the Impact of Research Data with Metrics’. DCC How-to Guides. Edinburgh: Digital Curation Centre. Available online:


Crossref makes research outputs easy to find, cite, link, assess and reuse.

DataCite's mission is to be the world's leading provider of persistent identifiers for research. Through the portfolio of services, Datacite provides the means to create, find, cite, connect, and use research.

Read about Crossref vs Datacite

How do DataCite and Crossfef support research data sharing? Presentation by Britta Dreyer June 27, 2018

Scholix,  Scholarly Link Exchange: An initiative is to establish a high level interoperability framework for exchanging information about the links between scholarly literature and data.  Scholix aims to enable an open information ecosystem to understand systematically what data underpins literature and what literature references data.

The Freya project