Dataset Open Access

Data articles in journals

Balsa-Sanchez, Carlota; Rubio, Francisco

Last Version: 2

Author: Francisco Rubio, Universitat Politècnia de València.

Date of data collection: 2020/06/23

General description: The publication of datasets according to the FAIR principles, could be reached publishing a data paper (or software paper) in data journals or in academic standard journals. The excel and CSV file contains a list of academic journals that publish data papers and software papers.
File list:

- data_articles_journal_list_v2.xlsx: full list of 56 academic journals in which data papers or/and software papers could be published
- data_articles_journal_list_v2.csv: full list of 56 academic journals in which data papers or/and software papers could be published

Relationship between files: both files have the same information. Two different formats are offered to improve reuse

Type of version of the dataset: final processed version

Versions of the files: 2nd version
- Information updated: number of journals, URL, document types associated to a specific journal, publishers normalization and simplification of document types 
- Information added : listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), indexed in Web of Science (WOS) and quartile in Scimago Journal and Country Rank (SJR)

Total size: 32 KB

Version 1: Description

This dataset contains a list of journals that publish data articles, code, software articles and database articles.

The search strategy in DOAJ and Ulrichsweb was the search for the word data in the title of the journals.
Xaquín Lores Torres for his invaluable help in preparing this dataset.

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