Searching the Document Type Field
When you limit a search by document type, you retrieve only those records
that contain the search term(s) you entered in the search fields and the
document type(s) you selected from the list.
A search by document type should be combined with a search by another field
such as Topic or Author.
- All Document Types
- Data Study
- Data Set
A database or collection of records that stores and provides access to the
data from Data Studies and Data Sets.
The records in the Data Citation Index provide access to the
material held in repositories. Repositories can be a citable object in the
literature and many have cited and citing references attached in their metadata.
Example: Interuniversity Consortium for Political & Social Research
A description of studies or experiments held in repositories with the
associated data used in the data study. These are linked to a repository and may
optionally link to Data Set records relating to the more granular data files.
Data Studies can be a citable object in the literature and may have cited
references attached in their metadata together with information on such aspects
as the principal investigators, funding information, subject terms, geographic
coverage, and other data.
Examples of Data Studies include:
- Digital sky surveys in physics
- Population census in the social sciences
- Sea surface temperatures used in monitoring climate change
- Cultural artifacts found at archaeological sites
- And more ...
Example: Murder Cases in 33 Large Urban Counties in the United States, 1988
A single or coherent set of data (or a data file) provided by the repository
as part of a collection, data study, or experiment. These can be of multiple
file formats such as spreadsheet, video, and audio. Data sets may have cited
references or can be citable, but more commonly they inherit metadata of the
Example: Incident data
A computer program or package in source code or compiled form, which can be
installed on another machine and used to support & analyse research. These
can be of multiple file formats and include: operating systems, specific
packages, sub-routines, queries, files, libraries, scripts, service end-points,
configurations, parameters or workflows, redistributed software & software
tools (SAAS - software as a service).
Example: N-back task code (d prime version for probing 3-back)
Records in the Data Citation Index includes metadata such as:
- Article number
- And more ...
To select more than one item: