The Data Citation Index provides a single point of access to quality research data from global repositories across disciplines. Descriptive records are created for data objects and linked to literature articles in the Web of Science.
As data citation practices increase, the Data Citation Index aims to provide a clearer picture of the full impact of research output, as well as to act as a significant tool for data attribution and discovery.
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Search directly across millions of records from hundreds of evaluated data repositories in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Each Data Citation Index record links directly to the repository so that users can quickly access the associated research data.
Tracked and indexed
Citations to data sets and studies are indexed so that you can measure their impact and track their influence.
Recognise and filter
‘Associated Data’ icons in Web of Science Core Collection clearly indicate which records have associated data sets attached to them, while an easy to use filter lets you quickly focus a search to discover which records are linked to research data.
Maximize your discovery experience with access to the entire research landscape from journal literature, to conference proceedings, book content, all alongside the foundational data sets and studies that you need to further your research. Track the impact that the collected data has on new discoveries.
Have confidence that your researchers have quick and easy access to the foundational data that informs scholarly research from repositories across disciplines and around the world.
Track the use of the data that you have funded and make it discoverable to other researchers around the world.
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