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Dec 7 / James Van Loon

Citation advantage for astrophysics papers with links to data

Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have published a study of the effect of data linking on the number of citations received by articles appearing in three major astrophysics journals. Presented at an IAU meeting in August 2015, and published in arXiv.org on November 8 2015, the study provides evidence for the existence of a citation advantage within astrophysics for papers that link to data. Read the full article here.