Why Cite Data?

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This video explains what data citation is and why it's important. It also discusses what digital object identifiers (DOIs) are and how they are used.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
U.K. Data Services (UKDS)
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic - CC BY 2.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data citation
Data publication
Persistent Identifiers (PID)
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Early-career research scientist
Educator
Graduate student
Librarian
Mid-career research scientist
Research faculty
Research scientist
Undergraduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
FAIR Data Principles
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide
Framework Node: FAIR: 
Re-usable