[open-science] citing a code and data on a GitHub repository
shekay at pobox.com
Tue Nov 12 16:15:08 GMT 2013
I saw some discussion happening about this on one of the software-carpentry
mailing lists, but since those aren't for the general world, more
discussion could happen here or on the sci tech mailing list I created for
people to discuss technical details and implementation ideas for tools they
Here's a conversation I posted and then a good reply from Aron Ahmadia. The
WSSPE workshop is coming up, and he suggested reading through the
contributions on citation.
On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 12:27 PM, Emanuil Tolev <emanuil at cottagelabs.com>wrote:
> A mix of BibJSON fields can probably *describe* such a reference
> satisfactorily in a machine-friendly format. http://www.bibjson.org/
> If I had to do it in my own work, I'd work up from that, trying to make
> sure it's consistent with whatever format I'm using for the rest of the
> bibliography (e.g. IEEE). Most of them have some measure of support for "a
> thing with a URL". I realise that's not ideal though, and BibJSON is only
> good as far "what pieces of information do I put in" goes, not, say,
> formatting them.
> On 11 November 2013 17:50, Piotr Migdal <pmigdal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does any of you know what is the preferred way to cite code (placed on
>> I saw the question here:
>> Also, a similar question (i.e. citing things not being journal
>> publications) for OEIS:
>> Do you know what is "good practice"?
>> Is there some (perhaps informal) place trying to standardize the format
>> (e.g. in BibTeX) or in general worth looking for a reference?
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