Tuesday, November 27, 2012

B - How to acknowledge crediting contributors

Rohlfing T, Poline JB. Why shared data should not be acknowledged on the author byline. Neuroimage 2012;59(4):4189-95

According to this article, the author byline should not be used to acknowledge shared data. It discusses viable alternatives for crediting non-author contributors, such as citations of papers describing shared data, reference to dataset publications, inclusion in the Acknowledgments section or in an Appendix.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22008368

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