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Data Science

Finding journal articles with data sets

Here are some tips on finding journal articles with data sets. 

1. When you find an article and look at the full text, see if raw data or a statistical analysis are available. Sometimes you can see that in the  Supplemental or Supporting Information.

Supplemental data example

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2. The journal, Scientific Data, contains open-access and peer-reviewed articles. If you look under the Sections tab, there should be a link to data citations or data record.  

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3. Use the advanced search in Web of Science to search by topic and limit to Data Paper.

Web of Science example