Research data should be cited for the same reasons as citing to journal articles and other types of publications require citations. Purpose of citing data is to acknowledge the original producer of the data and to help other researchers find the datasets otherwise enable reuse and verification of data, and allow the impact of data to be tracked.
Remember in-text-citations and references in bibliography!
Guidelines about persistent identifiers and citing
The Finnish Research Information Hub service portal (Tutkimustietovaranto) research.fi is open now!
Information Hub links researchers and organizations with all research outputs:
ORCID Researcher ID will play a major role in connecting all research outputs with researcher. Updating ORCID account and linking it to the information systems of UOulu is an important action for a researcher to do.