A number of organizations and researchers have begun to emphasize that data sets should be publishable in the same way that articles are. This will provide a way to share data in a familiar and citable manner. Standards and best practices for publishing and citing data are only now beginning to emerge. RDM Consultants are available to discuss your questions about this topic.
The Berkeley Research Impact Initiative (BRII) provides funding to Berkeley authors (current faculty members, post-docs, graduate students, researchers) and publishers (Centers, Organized Research Units, and Departments) to make their publications free to all readers immediately upon publication.
Organizations promoting data publication and citation:
See also: Ball, A. & Duke, M. (2015). ‘How to Cite Datasets and Link to Publications’. DCC How-to Guides. Edinburgh: Digital Curation Centre. Available online.