Heather A. Piwowar

Data reuse and the open data citation advantage

Published on 2013-10-01 in PeerJ, vol 1. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.175
Background. Attribution to the original contributor upon reuse of published data is important both as a reward for data creators and to document the provenance of research findings. Previous studies have found that papers with publicly available datasets receive a higher number of citations than similar studies without available data. However, few previous analyses have had the statistical power to control for the many variables known to predict citation rate, which has led to uncertain… Read more