PS.7. Data citation: what and how?

Sunday 10th June: 10.30 – 11.55
Parallel session 7
Main auditorium, Ground floor

Data citation: what and how?
Chair: Rachael Lammey, Crossref / EASE Council

  • Citing Data, how and why? (Rachael Lammey, Crossref, UK)
  • Data and Ethics (Heather L Tierney, American Chemical Society / COPE Council Member, USA)
  • Publishers’ initiatives for supporting data sharing (Bart Verberck, Springer Nature, Germany)

Citing Data, how and why?

Rachael Lammey, Crossref, UK

This talk will provide an overview of developments within the data sharing space. Namely The State of Open Data Report 2017 (, and the IJCME guidelines for data sharing. It will also touch on what Crossref is looking at in this space.

Rachael Lammey is Head of Community Development at Crossref. This role involves running LIVE events for the community and helping publishers get the most out of their membership by doing more with their metadata.

Data and Ethics
Heather L Tierney, American Chemical Society / COPE Council Member, USA

In this talk, we’ll hear about existing COPE guidance surrounding data and reproducibility, including available resources for editors in addressing concerns about submitted and published data.

After completing her Ph.D. in Chemistry at Tufts University, Heather joined the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2010. In her time at ACS, Heather has worked as Managing Editor for the journals ACS Nano, Nano Letters, Accounts of Chemical Research, and Chemical Reviews. In 2016, Heather undertook a new role at ACS, as Managing Editor, Journals and Ethics Policy, and in 2018 she takes on the role of Manager, Publication Ethics. Heather helps to provide guidance on publication ethics and policy in accordance with industry standards as set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and other external agencies. Heather is also a member of the COPE Council.

Publishers’ initiatives for supporting data sharing
Bart Verberck, Springer Nature, Germany

This talk will cover what Springer Nature is doing in regards to data/data sharing, discussing specific initiatives, their platforms, what the challenges are for researchers and advice for other publishers/publications.

After 10 years in academia, Bart joined Springer Nature (then Macmillan Publishers Ltd) in 2013 as an editor of Nature Physics, where he handled a variety of (mainly condensed-matter) topics. Since July 2017 Bart is heading the new Nature Research office in Berlin.