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Author:  Karen Visser [ Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:56 pm ]
Post subject:  Thomson Reuters Data Citation IndexTM

Nigel Robinson, Thomson Reuters Director of Operations at York UK, presented at an ANDS Data Citation Webinar on Wednesday 27 June 2012:

    Recording of the webinar: 100MB Please do not forward this link - it is only for those who attended the webinar or who registered but were unable to attend. If you have trouble opening this .wmv file, please contact

    The 2 attached files are those referred to by Nigel in the webinar:
    1. Digital content data dictionary_providers v1.xls : this file lists all elements which may be used to compile data records in the Data Citation Index
    2. DCI_SELECTION ESSAY.pdf: outlines repository evaluation, selection, and coverage policies for the Data Citation IndexSM within Thomson Reuters Web Of KnowledgeSM

Press Release for the new Data Citation Index product (available by end of 2012)
Thomson Reuters Unveils Data Citation Index for Discovering Global Data Sets

First of Its Kind Data Citation Index Connects Researchers to Data Repositories around the World

Philadelphia, PA, June 22, 2012 - The Intellectual Property & Science division of Thomson Reuters announced today that it will preview at the American Library Association Conference (ALA) the Data Citation IndexTM, an upcoming research resource within the Web of KnowledgeSM to facilitate the discovery, use and attribution of data sets and data studies, and link those data to peer-reviewed literature.

This new research resource from Thomson Reuters creates a single source of discovery for scientific, social sciences and arts and humanities information by connecting foundational research within data repositories around the world to related peer-reviewed literature in journals, books, and conference proceedings already indexed in the Web of Knowledge.
More info:

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Digital Content data dictionary_providers v1.xlsx [19.58 KiB]
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Author:  Karen Visser [ Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:22 am ]
Post subject:  UPDATE: Q&A on Thomson Reuters Data Citation IndexTM

Thomson Reuters launched their Data Citation Index at the end of October 2012.

Over the last few weeks there have been a number of questions from ANDS partners about the new Thomson Reuters Data Citation Index. This product is still developing and TR were very pleased to field these questions.

On Tues 20 Nov, representatives from ANDS, TR and the DCI project team met to discuss these questions.

If you have further questions, please send them to me ( as we will be in ongoing discussions with TR about data citation.

Questions for TR from partners Nov 2012 FINAL.docx [23.47 KiB]
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