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Software Citation Checklist for Developers

Chue Hong, Neil P.; Allen, Alice; Gonzalez-Beltran; de Waard, Anita; Smith, Arfon M.; Robinson, Carly; Jones, Catherine; Bouquin, Daina; Katz, Daniel S.; Kennedy, David; Ryder, Gerry; Hausman, Jessica; Hwang, Lorraine; Jones, Matthew B.; Harrison, Melissa; Crosas, Mercè; Wu, Mingfang; Löwe, Peter; Haines, Robert; Edmunds, Scott; Stall, Shelley; Swaminathan, Sowmya; Druskat, Stephan; Crick, Tom; Morrell, Tom; Pollard, Tom

This document provides a minimal, generic checklist that developers of software (either open or closed source) used in research can use to ensure they are following good practice around software citation. This will help developers get credit for the software they create, and improve transparency, reproducibility, and reuse.

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