- Resources Economics Research Board
- Resources Data Journal (ISSN:27581438)
- vol.1, pp.10-16, 2022-06-18 (Released:2022-06-18)
A data paper is a type of academic article, which has been highly recognized by the academic circles. The purpose of the data paper is to highlight the academic value of data resources and promote the effective use of data resources through the description of data resources, and acquisition methods. Data papers, which include natural sciences and social sciences, have become an important type of article in academic exchanges. However, for most scientists and technicians, data paper is a relatively unfamiliar concept. Based on this, this paper focuses on the conceptual connotation, basic characteristics, main classification, and quality control of data papers, and then explains the difference and relationship between data papers and research papers. This paper plays a certain reference role in the cognition of data papers.