Leeds University Library

Include a data statement in publications

  1. Check whether your journal has a data availability statement house style
  2. Agree the wording of your data availability statement
  3. Obtain a DOI or persistent URL from your data repository service for inclusion in the data statement.

Example data statement

Data associated with this work are available from the Research Data Leeds repository under a CC-BY license at: http://dx.doi.org/10.5518/15.

Leeds data DOIs in publications

  1. The data statement in this paper is included at the top of the Results section.
  2. "The data associated with this paper are openly available from the University of Leeds Data Repository (http://doi.org/10.5518/44)"

  3. The data statement in this publication can be found in the Acknowledgements section:
  4. "Data associated with this work are available from the Research Data Leeds repository under a CC-BY license at http://dx.doi.org/10.5518/15"

  5. This paper includes the data statement at the end of the Methods section and a formal reference in the References list.
  6. "The BCDI and COMSOL data that support the findings of this study are available in the 'Research Data Leeds Repository' with the identifier http://doi.org/10.5518/53 (ref. 39)"

Other examples

Dryad

PLOS ONE paper: "Data Availability: The authors confirm that all data underlying the findings are fully available without restriction. The raw TPS file from this study has been deposited to Dryad (http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.vn413)."

The University of Bath offers examples of data statements for different scenarios including multiple datasets, restricted access data and non-digital data.